However, Donaldson confirmed that he is still coaching his club in Colorado, United States
Lorne Donaldson; the ex Reggae Girlz coach, has revealed that he will take a long break from international football. He told journalists that he had turned down many opportunities to coach some national teams. However, he refused to disclose which teams offered him job interviews.
The experienced coach is coming from a successful World Cup campaign with the senior women’s team. He led the Girlz to their best-ever finish in the tournament. They finished in the round of 16 after they were knocked out by Colombia. The tournament was hosted in Australia/New Zealand.
The Jamaican Football Federation refused to renew his contract despite all the success he brought to the nation. His last game was against Canada in September.
However, Donaldson confirmed that he is still coaching his club in Colorado, United States. He revealed that he is in charge of at least 6000 kids and he coaches them every day.
Donaldson began working for the Reggae Girlz before the 2019 World Cup. He was the assistant to Hue Menzies when the team qualified for the 2019 tournament. This year’s achievements happened during his second stint as coach.
He was named as the head coach in 2019 after Menzies resigned from his post. He went on to lead the Girlz through the Concacaf Olympic qualifiers.
Donaldson, 63, is an old boy of Kingston College (KC). He has promised that he will continue to spread his knowledge to young footballers — both locally and internationally. However, he insisted that he needs a break from international football. He wants some privacy so that he can concentrate on developing his players.