Coach Hart names squad for next two upcoming World Cup qualifiers

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 13:00

Head coach of the Soca Warriors, Stephen Hart has named a 23-man squad to face Costa Rica at home next Friday and Honduras away the following Tuesday.

The squad does not include prolific striker Kevin Molino, who is out for disciplinary reasons.

The names of the squad were announced at a news conference at 1pm this afternoon.

Goalkeepers: Marvin Phillip, Jan Michael Williams, Adrian Fondete

Defenders: Radanfah Abu Bakr, Sheldon Bateau, Yohance Marshall, Carlyle Mitchell, Aubrey David, Jelani Peters, Daniel Cyrus

Midfielders: Andre Boucaud, Khaleem Hyland, Neveal Hackshaw, Cordell Cato, Jomal Williams, Levi Garcia, Joevin Jones, John Bostock, Kevan George, Marcus Joseph

Forwards: Trevin Caesar, Willis Plaza, Kenwyne Jones

Trinidad and Tobago has qualified for the last round of six Concacaf teams known as the Hexagonal. 

The other teams are Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama and the United States.

The Hexagonal, a ten-match schedule for each of the contestants, will be played from November of this year through October 2017.

The top three finishers advance directly to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

The fourth-place team advances to an intercontinental home-and-away play-off to be disputed in November 2017, against a team from the Asian Football Confederation.