Trinidad To Play Five Games Here

Date Published: 
1956-12-24
Source: 
Jamaica Gleaner

PORT OF SPAIN, Dec. 21:

The Trinidad football team are leaving by plane on January 16 for their Jamaica tour.

Five matches are being played against a combined schools, a club and three Jamaica matches.

The games will be under lights at Sabina Park, and of 80 minutes duration. The Trinidad Football Association is meeting tomorrow to select 24 players, from which the final 15 will be chosen.

The tour will be in conjunction with the inauguration with the British West Indies Football Board of Control in Jamaica.

It has been learned here that British Guiana will be represented by Mr. DaCosta and Mr. William Husband, B. G.'s Football Association's secretary. The Hon. D. H. L. Ward will represent Barbados, with another delegate to be named later.

Information is being awaited from St. Vincent, St. Lucia and Antigua. Trinidad is awaiting the final arrangements from the Jamaica Football Association for date of the conference.