GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Whalen invited to trial for UW Huskies women's team

[June 10, 2018 - Harmon, Guam] Isa Whalen will continue chasing her football dreams when she returns to Seattle, Wash. this weekend ahead of a trial for a spot on the University of Washington Huskies women’s team.

“I’m super excited,” said Whalen, who featured on the Guam U14 Girls National Team at an AFC tournament in 2014 and consistently trains with Masakåda, Guam women’s national team when in Guam. “Playing college soccer was always something I wanted to do. While here in Guam, I’ve been training on my own on the Navy base, going to the gym and hitting the field, I played for the Lady Crushers in the (Bud Light) Women’s Soccer League that took the recent championship, and have been training with the Guam Women’s National Team – just a lot of involvement in soccer and touches on the ball.”

Whalen, whose family is originally from Umatac, arrived in Guam Dec. 12 last year after graduating from Meadowdale High School in Washington early.

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Johnson to play for Highline College in NWAC title defense

[May 21, 2018 - Harmon, Guam] A strong performance by Skyylerblu Johnson in Guam’s recent Women’s International Friendly match against Singapore late last year catapulted the Masakåda standout to the top of Highline College’s recruiting efforts for their championship-caliber women’s soccer team.

The George Washington High School student, set to graduate June 1, will depart Guam June 15 to join the Thunderbirds in their Northwest Athletic Conference title defense.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to play soccer at the intercollegiate level,” Johnson said. “This has always been one of my dreams since I was a young girl – I hope to expand my soccer IQ with my new team, and I hope to get even stronger and faster on the pitch. I’ve heard that the style of play is different in the U.S. than it is here in Asia; however, I look forward to contributing all I can to the team and just to also have a good experience playing the sport I really love at this new level.

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Masakåda take away valuable experience vs Singapore

[December 10, 2017 - Singapore] Naivety in a few moments of the international friendly match between a relatively young Guam Women’s National Team “Masakåda” and the Singapore “Lionesses” proved costly in the form of three goals Saturday evening at the Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore.

“We are all obviously disappointed in the result, but I’m still proud of what the players have gained through the match in such a short time they’ve been together,” said Belinda Wilson, Guam’s head coach.

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Guam Masakåda to take on Singapore in 2017 FIFA friendly

[December 1, 2017 - Harmon, Guam] The Masakåda, Guam women’s national football team, will play in its first FIFA international friendly match since 2004 when the team takes on Singapore at the Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore on Dec. 9.

“We are very grateful to have been afforded this opportunity, as these types of matches are few and far between for many women’s teams,” said Belinda Wilson, Guam’s head coach. “In addition to many of the familiar names who have been on the women’s squad in previous years, we’ve identified several up-and-coming players who have shown the drive and skill set to potentially succeed at the senior national level. We would like to integrate these players into the senior national program and create sustainability and depth to the program, as we’ve laid out in our four-year Strategic Plan.

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Guam teams win Women's and Youth Marianas Cup 2017

[October 9, 2017 - Harmon, Guam] Guam's teams in the Women's Marianas Cup 2017 and the Youth Marianas Cup 2017 got the job done Sunday, defeating their Northern Mariana Islands counterparts with a pair of shutouts at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.

The Guam Women's National Team "Masakåda" defeated the Northern Mariana Islands Women's National Team 6-0 in the teams' second meeting since the summer of 2016 during the EAFF E-1 Football Championship Preliminary Round 1 Women's Competition. April Talledo scored twice in her debut for Guam, including the match's first goal in the 16th minute. Skyylerblu Johnson also scored twice in the contest - once on a penalty kick in the 36th minute and another in the 58th minute.

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