Golden Jaguars off to Curacao

CFU Men’s Cup

Head Coach of the Guyana Men’s National Team (Golden Jaguars), Jamaal Shabazz, has named a 19-man squad to face off Curacao and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) in the second leg of the Caribbean Football Union’s Caribbean Men’s Cup scheduled for the 1st and 4th June, 2016 respectively in the named countries.

The team consists of nine over-seas based players including Sheldon Holder and Pernel Schultz

(Trinidad and Tobago); Samuel Cox, Jake Newton and Ricky Shakes (England), Walter Moore

(Finland); Brandon Beresford and Emery Welshman (U.S.A) and Christopher Nurse (Puerto


The Golden Jaguars departed Guyana yesterday for Curacao and will play Curacao at the Ergilio

Hato Stadium at 20:00hrs on June 1st. Guyana’s second game will be played against USVI at the Adelita

Cancryn Playing Field, St. Thomas, USVI on June 4th beginning at 16:15hrs.

Guyana has been placed in Group Three of the five-group second Round phase of the

Tournament. Round 3 of the Championship will begin in October 3-11; Fifth Place Playoff

November 7-15; and the finals are scheduled for May 2017.

The full squad for the upcoming CFU qualifiers include: Alex Andrew Murray (Alpha United), Jake Newton, King Solomon Austin (Alpha United), Colin Nelson (Alpha United), Lester Jacobs (Slingerz FC), Eon Alleyne (Fruta Conquerors FC), Ricky Shakes (Boreham Wood FC, England), Emery Welshman (Real Salt Lake, USA), Devon Millington (Slingerz FC), Daniel Wilson (Alpha United), Dwight Peters (Alpha United), Quincy Adams (Slingerz FC), Brandon Beresford (Seattle Sounders 2nd team, USA), Pernel Schultz (Caledonia AIA FC, T&T), Sheldon Holder (Caledonia AIA FC, T&T), Walter Moore (FF Jaro FC,Finland), Samuel Cox (Boreham Wood FC, England), Christopher Nurse (Puerto Rico FC) and Trayan Bobb (Slingerz FC).

The Technical Squad includes Jamaal Shabazz  (Head Coach), Wayne Dover (Assistant Coach), Andrew Hazel (Gk Coach), Anson Ambrose( Trainer), Duane Saunders (Physiotherapist), Trevor Burnett (Equipment Manager), Earl Paul (Equipment Officer) and Rawle Adams (Manager).