National U-17 team encamped for Martinique Invitational tournament

first_imgENCAMPMENT for the National Under-17 football team has commenced with an eighteen-man squad in preparation for their participation in the “Tournoi Paul Chillan” in Martinique from March 1–5.According to a Guyana Football Federation (GFF) release, the tournament in Martinique will feature six countries including Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti and the host nation (Martinique).The eight-day camp, which began on February 21, consists of nine players from the Georgetown Football Association (GFA), two each from the East Bank Football Association (EBFA) and East Demerara Football Association (EDFA) and one player each from the Berbice Football Association (BFA), Rupununi Football Association (RFA) and Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA). There is also one overseas-based player who is from the United States of America (USA).Among the 18 players are two goalkeepers, six defenders,six midfielders and four forwards. They are being supervised by a six-man technical squad headed by Technical Director, Ian Greenwood,and Head Coach Bryan Joseph.Among the other technical team members are Team Manager Carlos Bernard, Assistant Coach Gilbert Sampson, Goalkeeping Coach Eon De Veira, Physiotherapist Seulear Hope-Ross and Referee Kenisha Prescott.last_img