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NATIONAL U15 TEAM DEPARTS FOR CONCACAF U15 BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL ENCAMPMENT

Part of the National U15 Male Team

NATIONAL U15 TEAM DEPARTS FOR CONCACAF U15 BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL ENCAMPMENT

5th August, 2017; Georgetown: The National Male U15 team will depart Guyana tomorrow for Trinidad en route to Florida, USA as preparations heat up for the CONCACAF U15 Boys championship from the 13th – 19th August, 2017.

During the five-day stay in Trinidad and Tobago, the team will be engaged in three practice matches against youth teams on the island as well as have Golden Jaguars’ Assistant Coach Charles Pollard, who is based in Trinidad, work with the players on defensive organisation.

Technical Director of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), Ian Greenwood, said the team had a very successful camp: “The squad’s pre-tournament camp in Guyana is coming to an end after an extremely successful and productive period.  The players throughout the various encampments have shown professional attitude both on and off the field at all times.”

As part of the activities during the encampment period, the team benefited from sessions facilitated by the Ministry of Social Cohesion on sexual offences and gender-based violence. The sessions were conducted by Mr. Adel Lilly, Senior Gender Specialist, attached to the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Policy Unit. The sessions addressed how to identify and prevent various forms of violence.

The 18-man male squad consists of two Goalkeepers, six Defenders, five Midfielders and five Forwards from seven GFF-Scotiabank Academy Training Centres (ATC) and one player from Region One

The team is headed by Bryan Joseph and assisted by Devnon Winter. Goalkeeping Coach is Eon De Viera.

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For more information, please contact:

Debra Francis (Ms.)

Communications and Public Relations Officer

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