The National U17 won the first of its 2 (two) warm up matches in St. Maarten. The team won 4 -1 against their opponents Dutch St. Maarten. The Goal Scorers were Javorn Stevens, Jarmarlie Stevens, Javorn Francis and Shakeem Gomes.
Team Manager Daryl Michael stated “The decision to get the guys in camp before the Qualifiers in Jamaica was an excellent initiative of the Technical staff as it allowed them to assess the team strengths and weaknesses ahead of the important encounter, the guys were nervous at first however they overcome that hurdle and won the encounter “.
The tem comprises Akelo Andre, Avier Christian, Adrian Constant, Kyll Ireland, Daiquan Martin, Shavorn Philip and Akoe Aska all of Villa FC.
Six players from the Future Kings team including Peter Jacob, Diquani Francis, Shakeem Gomesand Gioele Marzi have also been selected, with Jevon Francis being the lone player from Ottos Rangers FC.
Remario Roberts and Jarmarlie Stevens both of Empire FC will also make the trip with Kayan London of Urlings, Andre Martin of SAP and Javorn Stevens of Greenbay Hoppers rounding out the selections.
Antigua & Barbuda will face opposition from hosts Jamaica and Bermuda in the three-team group. Antigua & Barbuda tackle Bermuda on July 13 before facing off against Jamaica on July 15.