U17 football squad seeks help to get to Vegas cup

| 19/01/2011

(CNS): Cayman’s national football squad is looking for help from the community to send its U17 boys in Las Vegas for the Mayors Cup International Showcase next month. An international competition with some 200 clubs taking part the Las Vegas Mayor’s Cup is a highly competitive tournament heavily scouted by American colleges and universities who are looking for talented young players. The matches will be played on world-class fields constructed exclusively for soccer by the City of Las Vegas. Antwan Seymour the team’s Scholastic Coordinator said the competition could be a dream come true for some of Cayman’s young talented players but first they have to get there.

“Each player’s estimated expenses are US$1490.00, inclusive of airfare, accommodation, transportation, uniform and meals,” said Seymour adding that eh hoped some people from the community would join the parents of the selected youngsters to defray some of the costs.

Hoping to get sponsorship for each player he said smaller donations would also be greatly received.

“Every little bit helps. As we recognize the tight economic times, any contribution towards defraying these costs will be appreciated. “The contributions will assist 18 talented young men a chance to use their football skills to earn a scholarship with one of the numerous college and university coaches at this tournament.”

The team is currently undergoing intensive training on Fridays 4pm at the Annex football team, under Coaches Antwan Seymour and Dion Brandon, assisted by Coach Gillie Seymour.

The team hoping to make it to Vegas and an opportunity to earn a scholarship in the US is:
Matthew Suberan
Matthew Forest
Santangelo Bush
Tiger Wilson Jr
Aaron Martin
Jamaal Ebanks
Colby Seymour
Naoki Montoya
Tevin Yen
Martin Webb
Wesley Robinson
Moses Ebanks
Richard Clarke
Jamaal Seymour
For more information and confirmation of Cayman Select U17 team registration please visit www. lvmayorscup.com


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  1. Bracca says:

    I think they should have some braccers on this team cause im sure they are some players from the brac as good or better as these boys on this team! Need to stop leaving braccers out of everything!!