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St. Lucia Team Off to U-17 CONCACAF Finals

National Under-17 football team off to Honduras (Photo: Anthony)
National Under-17 football team off to Honduras (Photo: Anthony)
National Under-17 football team off to Honduras (Photo: Anthony)

THE St. Lucia Football Association has announced a 20 man national squad for the CONCACAF’s Under -17 Championship final which kicks off next Friday in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

This is the first time in St.Lucia football history a national team has reached thus far in any international tournament.

St.Lucia will play on the following days, February 28 against Costa Rica, March 3 against Mexico, March 6 against Panama, March 9 against Canada and March 12 against Haiti.

The team is the goalkeeper – No.16 Vino Barcelette – AnseGer Secondary – No.20 – Andre Gustave – Soufriere Comprehensive and No.1 Viannie George – AnseGer Secondary.

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The Defenders – No.19 Alvinus Myers – AnseGer Secondary, No.15 Anton Paul – Castries Comprehensive, No.6 Melvin Doxilly – Gros Islet Secondary; No.2 – RyiMaryatMicoud Secondary, No.3 Keeroy Lionel – Soufriere Comprehensive – No.5 Harrison Moffat – St.Mary’s College, No.14 – O’Neal Edward Babonneau Secondary.

Mid Fielders – No.9 – JhadelProspere – Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, No.12 – Antoine Wilfred Soufriere Comprehensive, No.10 Cassius Joseph – Soufriere Comprehensive, No. 4 Zacherinus Simon – Soufriere Comprehensive, No.4 Nyrone Winter – Vieux Fort Comprehensive, No.13 Lael Cherry – Castries Comprehensive, No. 18 – Bradley Cyril – Castries Comprehensive.

Strikers – No.17 – Albertini Phillip -Team Roseau Valley, No. 7 Noah Nicholas – Piaye Secondary, No. 11 Jamie Prospere – Vieux Fort Secondary.

The home team will be under the watchful eyes of Head Coach – St. Croix Albert, Assistant Coach Denis Didier, Technical Director Cyril Podd, Manager Timothy Moffat, and Stephen Regis Head of Delegation.

Anthony De Beauville is The VOICE Publishing Company’s multi-award winning sports journalist. He works closely with a number of sports federations including the Department of Youth Development and Sports, the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee and other organizations.

He covers and contributes articles highlighting the areas of international, regional, national, community based clubs and schools sporting activities. There is never an off day as he stays busy... Read full bio...

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