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VI Footballers win CONCACAF U-15 Championships in Florida

The Virgin Islands are the winners of the CONCACAF Under 15 Championships in Florida, USA. Photo: BVIFA/Facebook
Three of the players of the National Under 15 team that won the 2019 CONCACAF Division 3 Championships in Florida on Saturday, August 10, 2019. From left: Gerald Fredericks, Azarni Callwood and Ryan Lettsome. Photo: VINO
Three of the players of the National Under 15 team that won the 2019 CONCACAF Division 3 Championships in Florida on Saturday, August 10, 2019. From left: Gerald Fredericks, Azarni Callwood and Ryan Lettsome. Photo: VINO
National U-15 Footballers, from front left: Gerald Fredericks, Ryan Lettsome and Azarni Callwood with, from back left: President of the BVI Football Association, Andrew Bickerton; President of CONCACAF, Victor Montagliani; President of FIFA, Giovanni V. Infantino; Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Minister responsible for Sports, Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7). Photo: VINO
National U-15 Footballers, from front left: Gerald Fredericks, Ryan Lettsome and Azarni Callwood with, from back left: President of the BVI Football Association, Andrew Bickerton; President of CONCACAF, Victor Montagliani; President of FIFA, Giovanni V. Infantino; Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Minister responsible for Sports, Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7). Photo: VINO
BRADENTON, Florida, USA- Sporting history has once again been created in the Virgin Islands, this time through football.

The Virgin Islands Under 15 Footballers have won the CONCACAF Division 3 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, USA.

Playing in the final on August 10, 2019, the Virgin Islands hammered Sint Maarten 7-0.

Their victory has been hailed by Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Minister responsible for Sports, Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), visiting FIFA President Giovanni V. Infantino and CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani.

Three of the players in the winning team also dropped in at Village Cay Marina Conference Room where a press conference on the FIFA President's visit was taking place today, August 11, 2019.

There Azarni Callwood, Gerald Fredericks and Ryan Lettsome received personal congratulations from the top FIFA officials as well as Premier Fahie and the other elected officials present.

More details to follow.

Only on August 6, 2019 sporting history was created for the Virgin Islands in athletics when Long Jumper Chantel E. Malone struck the Virgin Islands first ever Pan Am Games gold medal at the 2019 Games in Lima, Peru.

7 Responses to “VI Footballers win CONCACAF U-15 Championships in Florida”

  • Great.. (11/08/2019, 17:32) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Persistency... Hard work... Coaching ....Discipline. Finally paid off... Congrats.. This is good news. Feeling proud.
  • Black Silk (11/08/2019, 17:32) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Nice one! Heartfelt congratulations.
  • Dr cool (11/08/2019, 18:39) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations young fellows keep it up
  • Adic (12/08/2019, 06:00) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good vibes.
  • Barbs (12/08/2019, 09:20) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Congratulations to the team, coaches and parents. Job well done.
  • asking for a friend (12/08/2019, 11:27) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    Any locals?
    • Dr cool (12/08/2019, 17:03) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      It doesn’t matter locals or not they worn cuz u like one who against experts u fully well know they born in the virgin islands


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