USVI Soccer Association Announces Slate of Games in July

The Men’s U-23 Olympic Qualifying Team were able to train at the Bethlehem Soccer Complex earlier this month. (Photo from USVI Soccer Association Facebook page)

The new Bethlehem Soccer Complex in St. Croix will host the first round of Olympic qualifying games for men’s soccer, the U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association announced Tuesday.

The initial game will be on July 17, when the USVI men’s national team will play against Cuba.

The second game of the group will see Barbados take on Cuba on July 19.

The final group game will pit the USVI against Barbados.

All games will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

The winner of the group will advance to the next stage of qualifying games where two spots are available for the region in the 2020 Olympics.

In addition to the senior men’s national team learning about their next home games, the association also announced that the under-15 boys national team will be taking on the under-15 St. Maarten team at Lionel Roberts Stadium. Admission is free for this contest.