Belize’s U-18 Men Football team prepares for Central American Championship

Belize's Under-18 Men's national football team prepares for the international tournament to be held in Costa Rica from 20-26 June 2021.

Belize: Belize’s Under-18 Men’s national football team prepares for the international tournament to be held in Costa Rica from 20-26 June 2021.

After the initial trials last week, Under-18 players have been called to train at the Football Federation of Belize – FFB, headquarters in Belmopan.
The FFB is preparing the U-18 Belize Men’s National Football for the Central American U-18 Championship.

During the press release, FFB official stated, “Tryouts were conducted last week at the FFB training facility with players from over the country which resulted in 26 players who were being called to camp on Friday, 7th May, 2021.”

These 26 players – include three goalkeepers, eight midfielders, eight defenders and seven forwards. John George is the coach of the team.

The players as goalkeepers are – Isaac Castillo, Earl Dyck, and Jose Hernandez, and all hale from Belmopan.

The players who have been chosen as defenders are- Jordan Cassanova from Corozal, Calvin Reid from Orange Walk, Chris Rodriguez and Shamari Flowers from Cayo, Randy Chavarria and Jared Requena from Benque and Michael Bradley and Dwight Brown from Belmopan.

The players have chosen as midfielders include- Steven Rivera and Eldon Reneau from Belize, Donovan Quintanilla, Kyle Casey and Javi Cante from Cayo, Zion Ramos and Kevin Higinio from Stann Creek, and Jahmaine Hope from the capital city of Belize- Belmopan.

The players as forwards are – Allison Torres and Rigoberto Cardenas from Orange Walk, Anwar Cabral from the Midsouth, Enoch Rhaburn and Shemar Gillett from Belize, Andres Miranda from Toledo, and Daijon Daniels from Stann Creek.

FFB- Football Federation of Belize which is also known as – BNFA- Belize’s National Football Association is the governing body of football in Belize. FFB was founded in the year 1980. FFB is a member of- FIFA, CONCACAF and UNCAF.

FIFA stands for – Fédération Internationale de Football Association, CONCACAF- Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football and UNCAF stands for – Union Centroamericana de Fútbol.