Antiguans see first action for Vancouver Victory FC

VANCOUVER, WA— Vancouver Victory FC are excited to reveal the arrival of three new players from Antigua. Coming to the United States to play for the Evergreen Premier League side are Avier Christian, Tevaughn Harriette and Jamoy Stevens. The threesome saw action on Sunday May 11 as Vancouver edged Seattle 1-0 at Starfire.

3newplayersantigua

Tavier Christian, Tevaughn Harriette and Jamoy Stevens join Vancouver Victory FC from Antigua. (club photo)

Coaching connections made this opportunity possible, says Victory owner Barrett Goddard. “The gentleman who set this up is Lennie Quashie. He played soccer with Biniam (Afenegus, Victory head coach) and Sean (Janson, assistant coach) at Concordia University Portland . They were all in college together.”

The players range in age from 18 to 20 years. There is experience in the group with national teams and local clubs alike. They span the pitch. One’s mainly a defender, one a midfielder, one an attacker.

The players were featured in an AntiguaFootball.com story about their USA move. It can be read at: http://antiguafootball.com/news/countrys-youngsters-seek-opportunities-abroad/

10271501_566216470163674_150018081265309967_n

Tevaughn Harriette in action against Seattle on May 11.

Avier Christian.

Avier Christian.

Avier Christian is an 18-year-old midfielder from Greenhill Liberta Village, St. Paul’s Parrish, Antigua. During the 2012-13 Cingular Wireless Premier Division season Christian scored 16 goals and dished out 22 assists over 20 matches as his side won the league. Avier is versatile and has played multiple positions for Liberta FC.

Tevaughn Harriette.

Tevaughn Harriette.

Tevaughn Harriette is a striker / attacking midfielder who will turn 19 in late June. Harriette has represented Antigua and Barbuda at the youth level and is considered an option at the senior level for the current national squad. For Parham FC Tevaughn scored 15 goals as his club finished second in the 2013-14 ABFA Premier League.

Jamoy Stevens in the air.

Jamoy Stevens in the air.

10380891_566215383497116_3948358698087723504_n

Jamoy Stevens in action May 11 at Seattle.

Jamoy Stevens is a 20-year-old defender who has played for Greenbay Hoppers FC since 2008. He represented Antigua and Barbuda at the senior national level in 2012 during the CFU Caribbean Cup Finals.

Vancouver will return home for two weekend matches May 17 and 18 at McKenzie Stadium as the Victory host Wenatchee United FC at 6 PM on Saturday May 17 and Yakima United FC on Sunday May 18 at 4 PM.

The new guys are welcomed at Muchas Gracias. (club photo)

The new guys are welcomed at Muchas Gracias. (club photo)

EPLWA Logo-06-CROP-500About V2FC

Vancouver Victory FC was awarded entry into the Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA) on September 4, 2013. V2FC honors Vancouver Washington maritime history with the name “Victory,” taken for the Victory Ships built at Vancouver’s Kaiser Shipyards for the American effort in World War II. V2FC introduced a club crest featuring elements connected to both the Victory Ships and the city of Vancouver. Club colors are Columbia Blue, White and Carbon (Black.) The official club website is http://www.V2FC.com. The club plays its home matches at Evergreen High School’s McKenzie Stadium.

About the EPLWA

The Evergreen Premier League is an elite adult men’s soccer league for college and post-college age players to feature their skills on hometown clubs throughout the state of Washington. The league’s mission is to cultivate “football club” culture while providing opportunities for coaches, owners, supporters, players and towns to enjoy the sport and all of the community-building it can bring. The EPLWA is affiliated with the Washington State Adult Soccer Association, US Adult Soccer, US Soccer, the Washington State Referee Committee and FIFA. Players maintain amateur status.

The following partners and sponsors are crucial to growing the Evergreen Premier League. Please visit their websites! Want to connect with the EPLWA or one of our clubs? Contact us at: EPLWA2014@gmail.com.

goalwa-partners

OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER

www.goalWA.net

ruffneck-partners

OFFICIAL SOCCER SCARVES PARTNER

www.RuffneckScarves.com 

westcoast-partners

OFFICIAL GOALKEEPER GEAR PARTNER

www.WestCoastGoalkeeping.com

code-4-partners

OFFICIAL TRAINING GEAR PARTNER

www.CodeFourAthletics.com

banner_web_wide

OFFICIAL GRAPHIC DESIGN PARTNER 

www.VikingDesignStudio.com

goalazo-natsportsfuelOFFICIAL NATURAL SPORTS FUEL PARTNER

www.VivaGolazo.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s