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Members of the T&T U-20 squad at the Piarco International Airport prior to departure on Tuesday

Trinidad and Tobago’s Men U-20 squad arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica on Tuesday afternoon after departing Port of Spain earlier today for a ten-day training camp ahead of the CONCACAF Men’s U-20 Championship in Honduras.

Leading the team is assistant coach Reynold Carrington in the absence of head coach Angus Eve who is presently on duty with the Men’s Senior Team. Eve will join the contingent on June 14th in San Jose following T&T’s Concacaf Nations League match against St Vincent/Grenadines in Port of Spain next month.

Major Basil Thompson is the team manager. Senior team midfielder Molik Khan will also join the squad in San Jose on June 14th. Tarik Lee, Christian Bailey and Tristan Edwards all sat CXC Exams today and will travel to San Jose tomorrow with an accompanying staff member while Austria-based defender Noah Roka will join the team on Wednesday after his exams.

While in San Jose, T&T will play two training matches against Costa Rica’s Men’s U-20 team on June 8th at 10am and June 11th also at 10am.

T&T opens Group F against Haiti on June 19th at the Estadio Morazan in San Pedro Sula and will face Mexico on June 21st and Suriname on June 23 at the same venue.

The top three teams in the group advances to the round of 16, where they will be joined by the four teams advancing from the 2021 CONCACAF U-20 Championship qualifying.Unlike the previous editions, the competition will determine not only the four CONCACAF representatives at the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia, but also the two CONCACAF representatives at the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The 18-players who travelled today – Kaihim Thomas, Isaiah Thompson, Andrew De Gannes, Tyrik Trotman, Jaheim Faustin, Curtis Del Leon, Jaheim Wickham, Rushon Sandy, Josiah Wilson, Jaron Pascall, Real Gill,Nathaniel James, Josiah Cooper, Luke Phillip, Isaiah Edwards, Marvin Waldrop,Jaheim Joseph, Kassidy Davidson.