USVI Soccer Association U-20 Male National Team Compete at Concacaf Qualifiers
The US Virgin Islands Soccer Association’s Male Under-20 national team delegation of twenty young men and coaching staff of eight persons are in the Dominican Republic ahead of the start of the Concacaf Men’s Under-20 Qualifiers on November 5, 2021. The tournament ends on November 13, 2021. The Dashing Eagles final tournament preparations camp is at the Cap Cana Sports City training facility.
The Dashing Eagles are one of eighteen men’s U-20 teams participating in the Qualifiers (all ranked seventeen and below based on the current Concacaf Men’s U-20 Ranking) who were placed into two groups of five teams and two groups of four teams, in a Draw held at Concacaf Headquarters in Miami in September 2021. The groups are as follows:
Group A: Curacao, Grenada, Dominica, Sint Maarten, and British Virgin Islands
Group B: Dominican Republic, Saint Lucia, Belize, Saint Martin, and Anguilla
Group C: Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados
The USVI Dashing Eagles, currently ranked 33rd in Concacaf, are in Group D along with Nicaragua (16th), Guyana(24th), and the Cayman Islands(29th).
Following the conclusion of the Qualifiers, twenty teams will participate in the 2022 CMU20 Championship. This will include the top four teams from the Qualifiers and the region’s sixteen top ranked men’s U-20 teams who have received a bye to the Championship.
Please follow the USVI Team through out the tournament and watch live matches on Concacaf.com, YouTube and Facebook.
USVI U-2O MALE CMU20 FIXTURE
November 6, at 7:00PM Nicaragua
November 8, at 4:00PM Guyana
November 10, 4:00PM Cayman Islands
The Team: Under-20 Male
GOAL KEEPERS – Dimitri Nieboer, Deamanti Carman
DEFENDERS – Avondre Walters, Jahfeeq Charles, Matthew Roth, Kalab Ramos, Brad Robinson
MIDFIELDERS – Sinclair Flemming, Nickolas Swan, Jair Whyte, Sean Grey, Carlos Hennemann, Aidan Griffith, Rabi Abdallah, Wyatt Bracy, Julius Brown, Isaiah Jarvis
FORWARDS – Arthbert William, Amir Ottley, Naqwan Henry
Gilberto Damiano - Head Coach
Dale Richards - Assistant Coach
Davie Bannis - Equipment Manager
Sheldon Marcelle - Doctor
Danté Nicholas - Manager
Clive Wedderburn - Goalkeeper Coach
Harry Nelson - Physio
Kirk Goldson - Masseur