Destiny Day! That’s how this country’s National Under 17 footballers have billed Wednesday February 23, 2011 as they head into what is undoubtedly the biggest game of their careers to date when they face Canada in the quarter final of the Concacaf Final Round with a place at the 2011 FIFA Under 17 World Cup at stake.
This country’s National Under 17 footballers trained in midday heat in Montego Bay on Monday as they prepared for their final FIFA Under 17 World Cup qualifying encounter with Canada on Wednesday at Catherine’s Hall.
CONCACAF yesterday rejected the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium, declaring the US$30-million facility as below the required standard to host games in the 12-team CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, which is slated to start in four days.
Adan Noel scored one minute into second-half stoppage time and Trinidad & Tobago defeated Guatemala 1-0 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship.
Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Under 17 team head coach Shawn Cooper on Tuesday announced his final 20-man squad that will head to Montego Bay to contest the Final round of Concacaf qualification for the2011 FIFA Under 17 World Cup.
Shackiel Henry scored a pair of second-half goals to give Trinidad a 2-2 draw with Caribbean rival Jamaica on Tuesday at the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Under 17 footballers went under to Barbados’ U-17s 2-1 in a friendly at the National Stadium in Bridgetown on Sunday evening as they continue their build up to the CONCACAF Final round of qualification in Jamaica later this month.
Trinidad and Tobago’s National Under 17 footballers will kick off their quest for a place in the 2011 FIFA Under 17 World Cup when they face hosts Jamaica in the second game of a Group C double header in their Concacaf Final round qualifying match at 3pm (4pm TT time) at Catherine Hall.
Canadian-based Devon Bower and Isaiah Noreiga, of Houston Dynamos, are in an 18-man national Under-17 squad leaving tomorrow for Barbados for a warm-up match on Sunday against the Bajan youths.