football

Panama outplays Soca Warriors 2-0

Two sec­ond-half goals by Ar­man­do Coop­er in the 52nd and Edgar Barce­nas in the 68th minute for Pana­ma, con­fined T&T to its first de­feat 2-0 in Group D of the CON­CA­CAF Gold Cup in the Unit­ed States on Tues­day night.

The re­sult now means that the So­ca War­riors will have to get a re­sult each when they face the host in their sec­ond match on Sat­ur­day, and then four days lat­er when they take on re­gion­al ri­vals Guyana.

TT footballer Jason "Nelly" Marcano laid to rest

Hundreds turned out for the funeral service of T&T footballer Jason "Nelly" Marcano, which was held at the Arima Velodrome.

36-year-old Marcano died in a vehicular accident on May 30th in his home town of Arima.

He represented Trinidad and Tobago 12 times during a career that saw him achieve prominence in the game domestically.

T&T names 40-man list for Concacaf Gold Cup

Trinidad and Tobago has named its provisions 40-player roster for the Concacaf Gold Cup in June.

The roster will serve as the basis for the final 23-player list will be announced by Concacaf the first week of June.

After the official announcement, only injury-related changes will be allowed, up until 24 hours before each team’s first match and any injury replacements must come from the preliminary 40-player roster.

T&T beat Turks and Caicos Islands 6-0 in Beach Soccer championship

Goalkeeper Zane Coker and pivot Kevon Woodley scored two goals each in Trinidad and Tobago’s 6-0 win over Turks and Caicos Islands at the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico Monday afternoon.

Ryan Augustine and Shane Hospedales also netted for team T&T, which up until late last week was in danger of not traveling to the tournament due to unavailability of funding.

T&T will play the USVI next from 1 pm on Tuesday May 14th.

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