T&T defeats Guadeloupe on Jones first half item

Trinidad and Tobago’s Senior Men’s team got their first victory of 2018 with a 1-0 victory over Guadeloupe there on Friday night.

The winning item came off German-based defender Joevin Jones and turned out to be head coach Dennis Lawrence’s first victory on the road since he became head coach last year.

In the 5th minute, Leston Paul with the first real chance of the match after good work by Levi Garcia on the left flank.
The opening goal came when Nathan Lewis eluded two defenders and shot to goal, allowing Jones to pounce on the rebound.

On 54 minutes, Garcia made a spectacular run from half line before seeing his shot crash off the crossbar.

Defence Force’s Reon Moore made his international debut, replacing Garcia in the 66th minute (Game Notes by Wayne Cunningham for TTFA Media).

T&T meets Martinique in Fort-de-France on Sunday from 6pm

 Trinidad and Tobago: 1.Marvin Phillip (GK); 16.Alvin Jones, 26.Daniel Cyrus, 17.Mekeil Williams, 18.Triston Hodge, 23.Leston Paul, 8.Khaleem Hyland (captain), 19.Kevan George, 3.Joevin Jones (10.Marcus Joseph 46), 11.Levi Garcia (12.Reon Moore 79), 7.Nathan Lewis.

Substitutes: 22.Adrian Foncette (GK), 2.Kareem Moses, 9.Akeem Roach, 13.Neveal Hackshaw, 14.Hashim Arcia, 15.Curtis Gonzales, 20.Nathaniel Garcia.

Coach: Dennis Lawrence

Guadeloupe: 16.Kevin Ajax (GK), 19.Ferdy Feliciane (14.Rimski Gerbier 71), 4.Ronan Hauterville, 2.Kevin Moeson, 5.Eddy Viator (captain), 8.Dimitri Bolivar, 12.Loic Romain (9.Elbert Anato 66), 13.Lenny Nangis, 15.Freddy Morand, 17.Raphael Mirval, 11.Yannick Passape.

Unused substitutes: 1.Frederick Tejou (GK), 3.Lijrick Errin, 6.Arthur Cadin, 7.Romain Linon, 10.Ruddy Vouteau, 20.Thomas Albon, 22.Travys Albina.

Coach: Jocelyn Angloma

Referee: Jean-Pierre Janvilliers (Martinique)