VANCOUVER, WA — The Vancouver Victory got a request the other day that comes when clubs have managed to sign excellent players.
The EPLWA side was contacted by the Antigua & Barbuda Football Association (FA) in regards to two players they would like to represent their efforts in upcoming U-20 World Cup qualifying matches:
Dear Mr. Goddard and Mr. Afenegus:
The Antigua and Barbuda FA will be participating in the FIFA U-20 World Cup qualifiers from the 23 – 30 June 2014. Our group will played in the Dominican Republic and will also feature Guadeloupe and Bermuda.
In this regard, the ABFA seeks the release of two of your players Mr. Tevaughn Harriette and Mr. Avier Christian for this important tournament. The players are expected to join the squad in the Dominican Republic on the 23rd June and will be return to your club on the 30th June 2014.
Thank you for your consideration in this matter and we anxiously await your favorable response.
Antigua & Barbuda FA
The Victory has given both players permission to return home for their country’s matches. They are both expected back to continue the Vancouver title run in July.
“We are excited for Avier and Tevaughn,” says Victory owner Barrett Goddard. “This is an excellent opportunity for both players. I spoke with both of them a few weeks back and they informed me they would like to go and represent their country. We gladly release them for the upcoming tournament. The Vancouver Victory FC wish the ABFA U-20 team the best in qualifiers!”
Vancouver travels to Yakima this Saturday June 21 to face Yakima United at 6 PM at Marquette Stadium. The Victory are currently in second place, just one point behind Evergreen Premier League leaders South Sound FC.
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