Trinidad and Tobago Football Association President David John-Williams on Friday introduced former national captain and ex-Senior Team head coach Russell Latapy as the new head coach of the Men’s National Under 17 Team ahead of the upcoming Caribbean Football Union Final round of qualification for the 2017 FIFA Under 17 World Cup.
National Under 17 Men’s Team head coach Ken Elie is continuing to monitor the progress of a 30-man squad during ongoing preparations for the Caribbean Football Union Final round of qualification slated to take place in Trinidad in September.
Previously eliminated Caribbean rivals Trinidad & Tobago (0-1-4, 1 point) and Cuba (0-4-1, 4 points) concluded their participation in the 2015 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship with a 2-2 draw on Wednesday at the Estadio Francisco Morazan.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Under 17 Men’s Head Coach Ken Elie has selected a 26-man squad that will continue preparations towards the final round of Caribbean Football Union Under 17 World Cup qualifiers to be staged in T&T in September.
Jamaica (2-1-1, 7 points) edged closer to securing at least a spot in the 2015 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship (CU17) playoffs with a 5-1 win over Trinidad & Tobago (0-0-3, 0 points) on Sunday at the Estadio Francisco Morazan.
A 40-member squad of under-17 footballers is in deep training with their aim to make it to the age-group World Cup in India next year.
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras – Host Honduras (2-1-0, 7 points) remained unbeaten after three games in the 2015 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, scoring twice in the second half to defeat Trinidad & Tobago (0-0-3, 0 points) on Thursday.
National Under 17 midfielder John Paul Rochford is currently engaged in the biggest training stint of his career to date as he takes part in a two-week training camp at Manchester City after being selected by City scouts at a Digicel Kickstart Academy in November for Caribbean talents.
T&T’s Under-17 footballers go into their third Pool A match of the 2015 Concacaf Under-17 Championship, against host Honduras tonight needing to avoid defeat to stay in with a chance of qualification to the World Cup.