FEMALE HEAD COACHES BATTLE IN HISTORIC BOYS VARSITY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CLASH

Chicago Public League (CPL) and Illinois High School Association (IHSA) history will be made on Thursday, September 15 as two black female head coaches will coach against each other in boys varsity football for the first time in Illinois athletic history.

Head coaches Konesha Rhea (DuSable) and Jousecelyn Mayfield (Fenger) will be on opposing sidelines in this Chicago Public League (CPL) Blue Southeast Division regular season contest at Gately Stadium (810 E. 103rd St, Chicago Illinois, 60628), on Thursday, September 15 at 4:15 p.m.

The significance of the game is not lost on these coaches as they vie for their first victory of the season while trying to rebuild their football programs from the ground up.

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