Belizean Football Female Personality
November 29, 2017
Football Female Personality
Name: Iris Marleni Centeno
DOB: 4th March 1991
Birthplace: Cowpen, Stann Creek District
Iris Centeno is one of the most gifted female football stars in Belize today. She is the first female Belizean player to ever play professionally in Guatemala. She currently plays with Club Deportivo Peten Itza.
Iris started her football career as a child playing in local competitions in the Stann Creek district then nationwide, winning numerous team and personal awards. She played for Independence Junior College at the ATLIB Games in 2013 garnering the MVP Award. She has also represented Belize in various international competitions in Central America.
Iris plans to attend the University of Belize to further her studies in Primary Education. During her spare time she organizes football competitions in her area and recently joined fellow National Team player Zulma Ortega in coaching the Stann Creek Female Juvenile Selection to a National Championship in 2015.
Iris also recently participated in various Belize Cycling Association races, thus truly making her a female athlete for all seasons.
The Football Hall of Fame of Belize salutes Ms iris Marleni Centeno
Picture provided by: Iris Centeno
Information: Cynthia Medina, Zulma Ortega and Miriam Villamil