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Pro League stops for two-week international break
The Digicel TT Pro League will see a two-week break to facilitate its players, who have received call ups for international duties.
Action will resume on April 2 with Police FC challenging leader Defence Force at he Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva from 6 pm, followed by a clash between DirecTV W Connection and North East Stars at 8 pm. A venue is yet to be confirmed for the two other matches. Second-positioned Neal and Massy Caledonia AIA will face T&TEC, while St Ann’s Rangers takes on Central FC.
The break is to facilitate the T&T senior national men’s team in its preparation for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, in July, with two away friendly internationals this month, both within on FIFA international dates.
Thirteen (13) league players are part of an 18-man squad which will leaves today and returns next Thursday. T&T will tackle Belize on Friday and Peru next Tuesday.
T&T is drawn alongside El Salvador, Haiti and Honduras in the Gold Cup’s Group B. The team will play its opening match at the Red Bull Arena, New Jersey, USA, against El Salvador.
A clash with Haiti will follow at the Sunlife Stadium in Miami, on July 12, before it concludes the group fixtures with a clash against Honduras at the BBVA Stadium, in Houston, Texas.
The top two teams of Groups A, B and C, and the best two third-placed finishers will advance to the quarterfinals from July 20. The Gold Cup final is slated for July 28 at Soldier Field, Chicago.
Densill Theobald, Chris Birchall, Kenwyne Jones, Cornell Glen, Carlyle Mitchell, Keon Daniel, Marvin Phillip, Darren Mitchell, Cleon John, Daniel Cyrus, Aubrey David, Ataullah Guerra, Keyon Edwards, Joevin Jones, Curtis Gonzales, Kevon Carter, Devorn Jorsling and Marcus Joseph.
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