Trinidad & Tobago names 17-man squad ahead of USMNT qualifier

Trinidad & Tobago names 17-man squad ahead of USMNT qualifier

World Cup Qualifying

Trinidad & Tobago names 17-man squad ahead of USMNT qualifier

The Trinidad and Tobago national team chose 17 players for an upcoming camp ahead of World Cup qualifiers against the U.S. Men’s National Team and Costa Rica.

The players were brought into the team to start training in Boulder, Colorado, ahead of Trinidad and Tobago’s World Cup qualifier against the United States on June 8.

“The idea is to get there and try to acclimatize as quick as possible so we will be starting work there immediately,” Trinidad and Tobago coach Dennis Lawrence said in CONCACAF’s release. “Seventeen players will be traveling on Tuesday. Some will be coming back because the final squad has not been selected as yet. We expect to have the full contingent on June 4.”

By the time the full squad is named, MLS players like Kenywyne Jones (Atlanta United FC), Kevin Molino (Minnesota United FC), Cordell Cato (San Jose Earthquakes), Joevin Jones (Seattle Sounders) and Mekeil Williams (Colorado Rapids) are expected to join the team.

The USMNT kicks off against Trinidad & Tobago on June 8. T&T moves on the next week to face Costa Rica on June 13.

Here are the Soca Warriors players called up for the qualifying camp:

GOALKEEPERS: Adrian Foncette (Police FC), Marvin Phillip (unattached), Jan-Michael Williams (North East Stars)

DEFENDERS: Daneil Cyrus (North East Stars), Carlos Edwards (Central FC), Curtis Gonzales (Defence Force), Triston Hodge (W Connection), Alvin Jones (DirecTV W Connection)

MIDFIELDERS: Hashim Arcia (Defence Force), Hughtun Hector (DirecTV W Connection), Nathan Lewis (San Juan Jabloteh), Leston Paul (North East Stars); Jomal Williams (Murcielagos FC/Mexico)

FORWARDS: Jamille Boatswain (Defence Force), Willis Plaza (East Bengal/India), Akeem Roach (no club), Shahdon Winchester (Murcielagos FC/Mexico)

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