American University Adds Barbados Soccer Lady to their All-Star Squad
head soccer coach Adeniji Olagbegi recently signed Joelle Gibson, one of Barbados? most outstanding athletic talents.
Gibson is an outstanding women?s soccer player who has the ability to play in defense or midfield. She is the first female from Barbados to earn a soccer scholarship to a . in the United States
FIFA Youth World Cup. , who is considered a pioneer in women?s soccer in Barbados, is currently representing the national under-20 team in the qualifying tournament in Cuba for the
Her ability was highlighted last year while on tour to St. Lucia with her club team, Genesis. The Genesis team won the Barbados? inaugural women?s league in 2006.
also won rave reviews for her play when Barbados played its first international competition against Antigua and Barbuda at the National Stadium. Last October, she led the under-20 team to a 1-0 victory over St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
is expected to report to in mid-August.