Alvin Jones has paid tribute to the 1989 Strike Squad team, in which his father Kelvin was a member, after he played a key role in Trinidad and Tobago football team’s 2-1 victory over the United States in their 2018 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF Zone Final Round qualifier at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva.
It was 28 years ago that the American football team turned a sea of red shirts at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo into a river of tears, after a hurtful 1-0 win prevented what seem a certain passage to the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy for T&T’s Strike Squad which at the time needed just a draw.
National coach Dennis Lawrence has made one obvious change in his team to face the United States in today’s crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Balmain Couva, the new home of football in T&T.
Dexter Skeene, chief executive officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Pro League, says he is proud of the recent effort of the Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Team and by extension head coach Dennis Lawrence and his technical staff and the players and management.
Infuriated by claims that T&T will be putting them to play in a river at the Ato Boldon Stadium, T&T Football Association president David John-Williams has lashed out at the US national football team and questioned whether it was a sign that they were pressing the panic button.
I WANTED TO PARTY.
This was the reaction of former FIFA Vice President and former CONCACAF President Jack Warner Trinidad and Tobago extermination of the US soccer team's chance at qualifying for World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Mexico (6W-3D-0L, 21 points) scored three unanswered goals in the second half to rally for a 3-1 win over visiting Trinidad & Tobago (1-0-8, 3) in the final round of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday at the Estadio Alfonso Lastras.
COUVA, Trinidad -- With World Cup qualification seemingly in their grasp, the Americans lost 2-1 to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night.
A veteran of 97 international appearances, Carlos Edwards is not yet a retired Trinidad and Tobago player. The former Sunderland and Wrexham winger would still fancy the opportunity to reach the 100 game milestone for the Red,White and Black.