Seven players who have won senior national caps for St Lucia and two who have been included on senior national squads before but are yet to make their debuts, are included in the Coca Cola All Stars Football team who will come up against 2013 Blackheart Champions Gros Islet Monday evening at the Beausejour Cricket Ground, as part of the FIFA Coca Cola World Cup Trophy tour’s visit to St Lucia.
The seven are Bernard “Sadam” Edward, Kevin Edward and Jamil Joseph of Vieux Fort South, Shawn Evans and Guy George (Micoud), Teron John (Desruisseaux) and Leyton Sandiford (Mabouya Valley). The two who have been on St Lucia squads before but are yet to make their senior team debuts are Alton “Milo” Roberts (Marchand) and Barry Felix (Soufriere).
The Coca Cola All Stars squad was recently finalized after a training session and practice match at the Micoud Playing Field. They won 2-1 courtesy of goals from national striker Jamil Joseph and Leyton Sandiford. Micoud’s goal was scored by Romiel Hippolyte.
Coca Cola All Stars Line up: Goal keepers: Alton Roberts (Marchand), Alex Joseph (Babonneau) Defenders: Dwayne Charles (Vieux Fort South), Andre Joseph (Desruisseaux), Franzie Augustin (Dennery), Barry Felix (Soufriere), Bernard Edward (Vieux Fort South), Shawn Evans (Micoud), Leyton Sandiford (Mabouya Valley). Midfield: Guy George (Micoud), Leslie Shepard (Canaries), Terran John (Desruisseaux), Lance Prowell (Laborie), Calixte Biscette (Dennery), Kevin Edward (Vieux Fort), Shan Constantine (Babonneau), Evanius Emmanuel (Mon Repos Forwards: Jamil Joseph (Vieux Fort) Wayne Theodule (Mabouya) Dwayne Bailey (Micoud), Conscius Willie (Babonneau).Technical Staff: Head Coach: Allain “Porshe” Providence. Assistant Coaches: Anthony “Mshark” Jn Baptiste and Solomon Alexander. Team Manager: Brian Mc Donald. Assistant Manager/Equipment Manager: Charlene Aubert.
The Coca Cola All Stars will have a final practice match against The Valley Soccer Club of Castries Saturday evening from 6.00 pm at the Micoud Playing Field.
In other related news 2013 Blackheart Knockout Champions Gros Islet preparing for the encounter, played to a one all draw last evening at the Gros Islet playing field against Valley Soccer Club of the Castries Super League.
Following is The Gros Islet lineupTeam for the match on Monday evening at the BCG: Giovanni Deterville, Stanley Cherry, Troy Greenidge, Melvin Aurelien, Jonas Maxius, Otev Lawrence, Jovanni Phillip, Gerlan Gustave, Aramis Gilbert, Elan Joseph, Kenwin McPhee, Everton Lambert, Troy Prospere, Ervin Isidore, Danny Wiiliams, Petrus Gustave, Eden Charles, Chris St Clair, Miran Joseph, Veto Lawrence, John Perry Joseph. Technical Staff: Francis Lastic (Head Coach), Francis McDonald (Assistant Coach), Walter Joseph (Goal keeping Coach), Michael Phillip (Manager), Anthony Evans (Manager), Jonathan Stephen (Equipment Manager), Winston Trim (Coordinator).