The lack of quality playmakers within the local circuit has been noted as an area of concern by national men’s football team coach Dennis Lawrence, as he looks to continue the rebuilding phase into 2018.
For the second time in four days, Trinidad and Tobago were forced to come from behind in order to earn a share of the spoils, when they drew 1-1 with Guyana in their international friendly here Tuesday night.
Grenada overcame the setback of a delayed flight to lead an insipid Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 with a few minutes remaining, but the home team rallied to ensure a 2-2 draw last evening, in their friendly football international at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva.
Murciélagos winger Shahdon Winchester will come in as a replacement for captain Kevin Molino for today’s key international friendly encounter with Guyana at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Balmain Couva from 7:30pm this evening.
Midfielder Neveal Hackshaw is ready to make a good impression on national team head coach Dennis Lawrence as he gets his first opportunity to play under the former Everton man in the upcoming friendlies against Grenada and Guyana.
Midfielder Kevin Molino, who wore the captain’s armband in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Grenada at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva, will miss today’s friendly football international against Guyana, at the aforementioned venue, due to injury.
The quest to reclaim dominance in regional football will begin this evening at 6pm when a new-look T&T Soca Warriors team will take on Grenada at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Balmain Couva.
Trinidad and Tobago football coach Dennis Lawrence has hailed the character shown by his players on Saturday evening, as they battled from two goals down in the 87th minute to earn a 2-2 draw against Grenada, in a friendly international at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva.
It is a new start, and one which will be important for all concerned.