Members of the national U15 boys team

FINE-TUNING SKILLS: Members of the national U15 boys team take part in a drill last week.

JUST THREE DAYS are left before the national Under-15 footballers get some much-needed international action in the form of the four-nation TTFA Invitational Youth tournament, kicking off on Wednesday evening in Couva.

The under 15s, under the guidance of head coach Stuart Charles-Fevrier, have been working on the training pitch up to four days per week and have entered a residential training camp ahead of the tournament opener at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Balmain.

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It will be a busy week for national youth football as the T&T Under-17 girls, who are also hard in training under recently appointed head coach Steffon De Four, will also benefit from much-needed international action on the final two days of U15 boys’ tournament.


Trinidad and Tobago’s netballers kept their hopes of a top-12 finish alive when they got past Fiji to clinch third spot in Group C at the Vitality World Cup in England yesterday.

The familiar saying “you’ll find a Bajan anwhere in the World” hit home in the ICC Cricket World Cup final yesterday when England won the most thrilling match to stun New Zealand at Lord’s.

ONLY Seth Thong and Sigourney Williams are left to fly the flag for hosts Trinidad and Tobago in the individual events after the opening day of the CASA (Caribbean Area Squash Association) Junior Championship yesterday, at the Queen’s Park Cricket Club’s Indoor Racquet Centre, Queen’s Park Oval, St Clair.

TRINIDAD and Tobago will be represented by four teams in ITF (International Tennis Federation)/COTECC (Central American and Caribbean Tennis Confederation) Sub-Region 4 Under-12 Team Tournament from today at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Has there ever been anything like that? Two finals of major global sporting events; two absorbing, thrilling, pulsating contests; two champions crowned in the most dramatic of circumstances within a matter of minutes and just a few miles of each other in London yesterday.