The Trinidad and Tobago national football team has only managed a top two CONCACAF finish once in its history when the “Soca Babes” finished runner-up to Mexico to qualify for the 1991 Portugal Under-20 World Youth Championship.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic Under 23 footballers put on a strong second half showing to defeat Guyana’s senior national team 3-1 in a warm-up affair at the Dwight Yorke Stadium on Thursday evening.
Guyana’s Senior Men’s National Team will undergo a training camp in Tobago next week during which time they will play two training games against the Trinidad and Tobago’s Under 23 Olympic Team and a Tobago Representative team at the Dwight Yorke Stadium.
TRINIDAD AND Tobago Under-23 coach, Angus Eve, has expressed full relief at the Minster of Sport’s pledge to ensure that the Olympic qualifying campaign for his charges will not be capsized amid the fiasco that engulfed national football this week between the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) and the ex-nationals seeking monetary compensation for their World Cup run in 2006.
Scarborough Secondary School (SSS) Championship Division team that ruled schools football in Tobago this year made a good impression on the Olympic team headcoach, Angus Eve, though losing to the much more talented and experienced Olympic Under 23 National football tem.
In a brief interview with the Soca Warriors Online (SWO) Everald "Gally" Cummings has came forward to clear up a recent Angus Eve comment about the former Strike Squad head coach.
Anton Corneal stresses that the Under-23 football team as well, as hidden talents in the community, comprise the core of the TTFF’s plans for progression but maintained that their skill on the field must be accompanied by their discipline off it.
National Olympic Team head coach Angus Eve will lead a 24-man squad to Tobago this weekend for a one-week training camp which forms part of the team’s build up for the final round of CONCACAF 2012 Olympic qualification.
National Under 23 striker Jamal Gay is focusing on having an impressive spell in the upcoming Olympic final qualifying round and taking this country to the London Olympics.