St. Lucia is all set to participate in the Concacaf Under 20 Girls qualifiers scheduled for Nicaragua from the 15th – 24th April 2023.
St. Lucia is placed in Group F together with Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Nicaragua.
Following round robin play, the six group winners will advance to the 2023 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship, joining the region’s top two ranked nations, United States and Mexico.
St. Lucia scheduled matches are as follows
St. Lucia vs. Costa Rica – 17th April – 7.00 pm
St. Lucia vs. Guatemala – 19th April – 4.00 pm
St. Lucia vs. Belize – 21st April – 4.00 pm
St. Lucia vs. Nicaragua – 23rd April – 7.00 pm
Team St. Lucia comprises of the following
Jerdel King – Emery
Aline St. Ange
Chrisanne St. Croix
Anaya St. Rose
The Technical team comprises of the following
Emmanuel Bellas – Head Coach
Ellaisia Marquis – Asst Coach
Wade Clovis – Fitness Trainer
Bernard President – Goal Keeping Coach
Natasha Innocent Thomas – Doctor and
Examin Philbert – Manager
Meanwhile, on Wednesday 12th April Blanchard United and Lionheart played their second game of the knockout qualifier. with the scores tied at 2-2 after the first game both teams came out in search of a go ahead goal.
Both teams squandered numerous opportunities but it was Blanchard United that opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 14th minute from the boots of Ryan Langelier.
No further goals were scored as the half ended 1 – 0.
At the resumption Blanchard continued their scoring with goals from Winston Bellase in 58th, Forbes Duplesis in the 68th and Shavonne Williams in the 78th.
Blanchard United moves on in the competition with a 4 – 0 victory over Lionheart.