The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association is pleased to announce Constantine Konstin as the Head coach of the National Men’s Futsal team.
Konstin, who is also a FIFA and CONCACAF Futsal coaching instructor, is the former head coach of the T&T U-18 Women Futsal team that participated at the Junior Olympics in Buenos Aires in 2018. He is also a former United States national team futsal player. He was also coach/player of the US Futsal team which participated in the 1987 Pacific Rim Cup and was on the US Futsal Federation board of directors between 1988-1990.
Paul Decle has been appointed as assistant coach along with the rest of the technical staff which is as follows:
Dunstan Williams (Assistant Coach/Goalkeeper Coach)
Marvin Driggs (Trainer)
Brenton Bain (Physio)
Stephen Bernard (Equipment Manager)
Nigel Roberts (Manager)
T&T will join 19 other nations in the 2020 Concacaf Futsal Championship from May 1-10, in Guatemala City, Guatemala. This tournament will also serve as qualifiers for the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania.
The 10-day competition in Guatemala City will be played at the Domo Polideportivo and Teodoro Palacios Flores Gymnasium. Both venues have a long history within Futsal, after having hosted multiple international competitions, including the 2000 FIFA Futsal World Cup.
Konstin replaces former Strike Squad captain Clayton ‘JB’ Morris who served as Men’s National Futsal Team head coach for the 2016 World Cup qualifying cycle. At present, Morris is assistant coach of the Boys’ National Under-15 Team.
The 20 Concacaf Member Association set to participate in the competition are (in alphabetical order): Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Martinique, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and USA.