Under-17 Boys Competing at CONCACAF Championship Qualifiers

USVI Soccer Association (file photo)

The U.S. Virgin Island Delegation arrived in Bradenton, Fla., on Monday, Aug. 29, prepared to compete in the 2022 Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Men’s Under-17 Championship Qualifiers. Nineteen Under-17 Boys teams from this region are participating in the Qualifiers, they were drawn into four groups and will play as follows:

Group A: Bermuda, Guyana, Bahamas, Bonaire, Saint Martin, British Virgin Islands

Group B: Puerto Rico, Aruba, Martinique, Anguilla, US Virgin Islands

Group C: Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Cayman Islands, Dominica

Group D: Nicaragua, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Turks and Caicos Islands

The biennial tournament is played from Aug. 30 to Sept. 8, and it will be played in three locations.  Groups A and B will be based at the IMG Academy, in Bradenton, Fla., while Estadio Panamericano in the Dominican Republic and Estadio Nacional in Nicaragua will host Groups C and D, respectively.

U.S. Virgin Islands 2022 Qualifiers Match Schedule:

Aug. 31 – 9 a.m. v Puerto Rico

Sept. 02 – 9 a.m. v Aruba

Sept. 04 – 9 a.m. v Martinique

Sept. 06 – 9 a.m. v Anguilla

Cheer the Virgin Islands team on and keep up with all the action on the Concacafgo app., Facebook page and Youtube channel.

Join the USVI Soccer Association in congratulating the following young men and their families on this great accomplishment.

The Team:  

Goalkeeper: Gavin Johnson, Khalid Warrel

Defense: Matthew Meyers, Jaeden Joseph, Zachary Mitchell, Matthew Meyer, Damien Victorin

Midfield: Andrew Bornn, Justice Wills, Zion Smith, Devante Larsen, Vinish Naik, Quinn Scott, William Thompson

Forward: Averad Penn, Romello Cuffy, Jackson Watkins, J’din Flemming


Alexi Bedford – Head Coach

Fabian Felix – Assistant Coach

Sheldon Marcelle – Team Doctor

Davie Bannis – Equipment Manager

Kirk Goldsen – Physio

Goalkeeper Coach – Tyler Pletcher

Don-Luke George – Team Manager

Gilberto Damiano – High Performance Manager

Eustace Bailey – Technical Director

For more information on USVI Soccer Association programs, contact the USVI Soccer Association office at 719-9707 or email it at usvisoccer@gmail.com. Follow USVISA on Facebook at: USVI Soccer Association