U.S. College News
Football coaches Joe Bartlinski and Bill Elliot from the University of West Florida (UWF) in Pensacola, USA, are visiting Trinidad and Tobago, hoping to offer soccer scholarships to talented male and female players.
At first glance, they appear as different as a rocker and a redneck. Kelvin Jack is close cropped and the strong, silent type.
The 1974 Howard University soccer team wanted to win more than an NCAA title
The way Ian Bain sees it, the fortunes of the Howard University soccer team changed on a West Virginia highway one night in October 1973, when everything, it seemed, had broken down. Not just the team bus, which four hours earlier had sputtered to the roadside. And not just the Howard defense, which had scored on its own goal that day to seal what was only the Bison's third defeat in four years.
Trinidad and Tobago's Under 20 footballers scored a resounding 6-2 win over a US-College based T&T team in Thursday's training match at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva.
For Cal State Fullerton soccer player Sheldon Thomas, the Caribbean island of Trinidad was a long way from being a land of opportunity.