Former senior national football captain Reynold George passed away on Thursday while doing what he enjoys most—coaching football at Squadron Ground in Trincity. He was 68.
George, who captained the national team for eight years during the 1970s and 1980s and won over 70 caps, collapsed and died from a heart-attack while closing a coaching session with the SKHY Football Academy, where he was senior youth coach.
Born in Egypt Village, Point Fortin, George was a member of the RSSR Football Academy named after local football icons Russell Tesheira, Selris Figaro, Sam Llewellyn and himself.
The former Maple and national central defender, who resided in John John, Laventille, leaves to mourn four children (two boys and two girls).
His friends and members of the football fraternity yesterday extended condolences to his family.