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Under 18 Men’s Beach soccer screening
The T&T Football Association along with the Beach Soccer Association of T&T will stage opening Screening sessions this weekend geared towards National Under 18 Men’s selection for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas.
Sessions will take place in Trinidad at Saith Park, Chaguanas and in Tobago at Heritage Park, Turtle Beach from 9am on Saturday April 22nd and Sunday April 23rd respectively
Interested Players are asked to please submit the follow on the day of screening :
Two passport size pictures
One copy birth paper
One copy passport and or US visa.
Players must be born in 1999, 2000 or 2001 to be eligible for selection. Players should walk with one red t-shirt and one white t-shirt for the sessions.
The Under 18 initiative is a continuation of the TTFA’s Beach Soccer Programme. The Senior Beach Soccer team recently finished seventh at the CONCACAF Championship in the Bahamas.
Young athletes from 70 nations and territories are expected to take part.
Under 15 Boys face South team tomorrow
T&T’s National Under 15 Boys team will continue their match schedule with another fixture this tomorrow against a Southern Football Association Under 15 Invitational Team at the Ato Boldon Stadium from 7pm.
The T&T team, under head coach Russell Latapy, opened their 2017 campaign with a 3-1 victory over a Republic Bank Invitational eleven last weekend in Couva.
The team is preparing for participation at the CONCACAF Under 15 Boys Championship in Florida in August of this year as well as the Cayman Airways U-15 Invitational Youth Football Cup in the Cayman Islands from May 2nd to 7th this year.
The teams carded to play in the Cayman tournament include Alchemy (USA)
Bahamas Tottenham Hotspur FC (Bahamas) Cavalier SC (Jamaica),Cayman Islands National Team,La Ceiba FC (Honduras),Cuba National U15 Team,D.C. United (USA),Harbour View FC (Jamaica),Houston Dynamo Academy (USA), IMG Academy (USA) and Manchester City FC (England).
“This is another opportunity for us to get in some playing time for the boys,” Latapy told TTFA Media. “I thought last week’s exercise went really well and the boys are always eager to get involved in playing matches and it’s good for the coaching staff to have the opportunities to see them in game situations. We will again use the opportunity to assess the levels of play before the upcoming tournaments next month,” he added.