Canada's Jessie Fleming (#8) was named the Golden Ball winner for 2013 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship by the confederation's Technical Study Group.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Jessie Fleming of Canada was recognized as the best player at the 2013 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship after being named the Golden Ball winner by the confederation’s Technical Study Group on Saturday evening.
Though her team fell to Mexico on penalty kicks in the final, the 15-year-old was a dominant figure throughout the tournament, scoring three goals and being the catalyst for many others.
Her commanding play in the center of midfield drew high praise from observers.
Fleming possesses the unique ability to mix unerring determination in winning the ball with equal measures of fluid elegance to find an open teammate with a decisive pass.