The National Mystery

Amid the excitement of securing an historic victory against El Salvador at the recently concluded CONCACAF U20 Football Championship, the first ever against Central American opposition at any level, we must be reminded that history was also created against us in the month of November.

 We fell on the wrong side of history in this regard, as lowly Cayman Islands and traditional whipping boys French Guiana, recorded maiden wins at the U20 and senior levels respectively.

In particular, the Cayman Islands defeat was unexpected and embarrassing, as the British Territory has a population of less than 70,000. The aforementioned defeats have raised questions about the state of the respective national programmes…..

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