"Player Profile: "Josephine Gouveia Thomas"
The Jersey FA Link Asset Services Player Development Centre provides an advanced player pathway for players on the Island with identified talent and potential. The Centre has grown from a single group of girls to one which now offers over 45 players, in 3 squads from u12's to u16's, a structured weekly coaching and games programme. The sessions are supported by 8 FA qualified coaches.
Name: Josephine Gouveia Thomas
Position: Central Defensive Midfielder
Height: 5ft 0
Club: LINK Player Development Centre U16’s
What Football Team do you Support? Chelsea FC
What are your strengths as a player?
“As a holding midfielder my strengths are regaining possession I can read the game well and like to intercept passes.”
Who is your favourite footballer and why?
“It would have to be Cristiano Ronaldo I grew up watching him, he’s always been a role model for me.”
What is your best football moment in the game?
“I just enjoy playing, being part of the PDC an playing with my team mates.”
How has the Jersey FA Link Asset Services Player Development Centre helped you develop?
“The PDC is has helped me learn a lot, they teach you about your role within the team and they do it in a fun, enjoyable way.”
What are your ambitions for the future?
“I want to play for Jersey FA Senior Women.”