Racing, Trinidad Regiment tonight

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Jamaica Gleaner

THE fifth match in the Caribbean section of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Football Association (CONCACAF) Inter-Club Champion of Champions football tournament kicks off tonight at 8.00, when Racing of Haiti and the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment meet at the National Stadium.

Three nights ago Racing came from behind twice to notch a 3-2 victory over Sommerset of Bermuda. This win belied the true run of play. Sommerset, in outplaying the Haitians for most of the match, failed to convert numerous scoring chances into goals.

This, however, is not to detract from the ability of the Racing players. They played good football and the smooth clicking between defenders, linkmen and forwards forcibly demonstrated the penetrative power in their attacks.

This should be the dominant factor in tonight's game with the Trinidad soldiers, who, for the greater part of their drawn match against Jong Colombia, showed nothing in the way of football
skill in resorting to wild aimless kicking. However, their left winger Gerry Brown and goalkeeper Lincoln Phillips stood out well and could do the same tonight.

Among other things, they will have to cope with the cleverness of Racing's top forward Guy St. Vil, and can look for some deceptive dribbling from his brother Roger St. Vil and Joseph Obas.