Watch: How Marley support led to Jamaica reaching the Women's World Cup

Bob Marley's daughter Cedella Marley  led the campaign to fund women's soccer in Jamaica, which became the first Caribbean nation to qualify for the Women's World Cup. Marley first got involved in 2015, enabling the U-17 Reggae Girls, coached by Real Colorado's Lorne Donaldson, to participate in U-17 World Cup qualifying. At the World Cup in France, Donaldson is serving as assistant to head coach Hue Menzies, the director of the Florida Kraze Krush.

"I grew up just believing I could do whatever I wanted to do, and just to believe that these girls were being told they cannot play and we will not support you just because you're female, I started to get angry," says Cedella Marley. "I wanted them to have the opportunity to do something they really loved. Plus, they're representing out country."

Soccer America (2015): Reggae Girlz get boost from U.S. coaches and players, and Cedella Marley

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