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The Northern Football Association (NFA) will conduct screenings for under 15 players this week at various venues.

National youth coach Russell Latapy and the TTFA have mandated a search be conducted for the best young players for possible national selection.

The NFA, in an effort to give all young players resident in the North Zone an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities, have set up screening this week as follows: The NFA will have coaches conducting screening for boys born January 1, 2002 and after at each of the venues.

A group of 40 will undergo a final screening session on Sunday at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain, with 25 final players going forward to be seen by the national coach.

All schools, clubs, coaching schools and community sports leaders are encouraged to send your players to the nearest venue for screening.

For more information call Ruthvin Charles, NFA’s Youth Committee Chairman, at 761- 3891; Rayshawn Mars, NFA Secretary, at 378-8795; or Camal basdeo at 628-3760.

Screening days Wednesday 25th January – President’s Ground- St Anns and Haig St Carenage - 5pm.

Thursday 26th January – Coconut Drive Morvant and Brian lara recreation ground Santa Cruz - 5pm.

Friday 27th January – Nelson Mandela Park - 5pm.

Saturday 28th January- Four Roads Community Crentre Diego Martin 10 am/ Diamond Vale ground, Citrine Drive - 10am/ Blanchicheuse – 10 AM.