Reynold Carrington to be TT's Assistant Coach Jun 16, 2021 8:16:13 GMT
Post by Admin on Jun 16, 2021 8:16:13 GMT
Ex-player Reynold Carrington tipped to be Trinidad and Tobago's assistant coach
JOEL BAILEY 3 HRS AGO
FORMER national footballer Reynold Carrington is tipped to become an assistant coach of the TT men's team, under the guidance of interim coach Angus Eve.
In a post on her Facebook page, Point Fortin Mayor Saleema Thomas offered congratulations to Carrington, who is a Councillor in the electoral district of Newlands/Mahaica.
The post also indicated that former footballer Adaryll John, who is related to ex-World Cup wingback Avery John, is expected to be named as the team's trainer.
Carrington, aged 51, played as a midfielder before reverting to a defender in his latter years. He played for TT between 1992 and 2003, and also represented Defence Force, Point Fortin Civic Centre and W Connection in the local leagues.
He also had stints in the United States and Indonesia before moving on to coaching, where he worked with W Connection youth teams, the national Under-15 and Under-17 squads, and Point Fortin Civic FC (2012-2015).
In related news, members of the 1989 Strike Squad, in a media release, have extended best wishes on Eve on his appointment, which began on Sunday and will run until August 31.
According to the media release, "We feel once more a science of connectivity, pride and patriotism having a local staff, mainly persons who served this country's football at all levels over the years.
"This feeling also brings to us the call for a Unified Trinidad and Tobago coaches minds, for the proper development and restoration of our football, from the ground up," the media release added.