Montserrat’s Under 15 boys have made a good start at this year’s tournament.
The boys are participating in the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) Under-15 Championship, taking place August 4-11, at the IMG Academy campus in Bradenton, Florida.
Jakeem Martin scored two goals in the first half of the game against Turks and Caicos Islands. Their opponents were unable to respond and the match ended with a two nil victory for Montserrat. Watch highlights below.
The youth tournament provides access to international football for over 750 boys from across the Concacaf region, will be disputed in two rounds. For the first-round group phase, the 42 participating teams have been divided into three divisions according to the Concacaf Men’s Under-17 Ranking as of 2019, ensuring sporting balance and a minimum number of four matches for each team.
Montserrat is in Division Three which is made up by the lowest 10 ranked Concacaf teams. The teams have been divided into two groups of five teams each (Groups I and J). After round robin play, the group winners will advance to the divisional final, while the remaining teams will play an additional match to determine their final position in the division.
Group I – Bonaire, US Virgin Islands, Anguilla, French Guiana, Sint Maarten
Group J – Saint Martin, Dominica, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands
Montserrat plays British Virgin Islands Monday morning at 9AM.
Montserrat vs French St. Martin – Tuesday 11AM
Montserrat vs Dominica – Thursday 11AM