Trinidad and Tobago Men’s Senior Team head coach Dennis Lawrence departed for Denver today to conduct site visits ahead of this country’s 2018 World Cup Qualifying game against the United States on June 8th at Dick’s Sporting Good Park.
Lawrence will conduct visits at the team’s potential training facilities as well as hotel base and other related facilities.
The T&T Team will begin assembling in Denver for a training camp around May 23rd and Lawrence will also explore acclimatisation strategies during his current visit.
Dick’s Sporting Good Park is the largest and most state-of-the-art professional stadium & soccer complex in the world. The soccer-specific stadium and the complex, comprised of 24 additional fields surrounding it, is the largest professional complex in the USA as well. The venue also comprises fully-lit sports fields, including 22 natural grass and 2 synthetic turf fields.
Situated near the base of the Rocky Mountains and sitting elevation over 5,200 ft above sea level (1,600 m), the stadium last hosted an international friendly between Brazil and Panama in May, 2016 with the South Americans coming away 2-0 winners. It lasted hosted a World Cup qualifier in March, 2013 with United States defeating Costa Rica 1-0.