The Football Association today confirmed plans for hosting the TTFA Youth Invitational tournament in celebration of its 111th Anniversary of the Football Association of Trinidad and Tobago.
CONCACAF giants Mexico and Panama along with Venezuela of the CONMEBOL, have all agreed to participate in the Under 15 Boys, four-team round-robin tournament.
The TTFA is in discussion with two Caribbean countries to add another dimension to the celebration by hosting the Under 17 Girls in the tournament, in keeping with the commitment to develop the Women’s game.
The tournament is scheduled to run from July 17- 21 with three (3) match-days, to be played on July 17 at the Ato Boldon Stadium, July 19 at the Hasely Crawford Stadium and July 21 back at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
The invitational tournament will serve as a warm up tournament for the National Boys Under 15 team as they prepare to compete in this year’s CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championships carded for August 4-12 at the IMG Academy in Florida.
Should the Girls Under 17 be finalized for tournament, it will serve as preparations for the CONCACAF 2019 Women’s Under 17 Championship later this year.
Photo at top shows the T&T Boys Under 15 Team