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U20s for warm-up tourney
Ahead of their first game against Trinidad and Tobago in the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship on January 9th, 2015 at 8 p.m. at the National Stadium, the Under-20 Reggae Boyz will leave for the Copa Simon Bolivar Tournament tomorrow.
The tournament, which will be held in Venezuela, will see the Jamaican contingent going up against Peru, Paraguay and Venezuela, as they seek good match practice and a better opportunity for the coaches to see the players under match conditions.
The squad is also expected to play against Cuba's Under-20 team in Jamaica ahead of the tournament.
Theodore Whitmore is the head coach and Lenworth Hyde, Sr is the assistant coach. They stage final training sessions on Monday 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the JFF Football Academy.
Walton in CCC training squad
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC):
West Indies second-string wicketkeeper, Chadwick Walton, tops the list of 34 players announced by Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) to begin preparation for the upcoming WICB Super50 Championship in Trinidad and Tobago.
The gloveman, who is also an attacking right-hander, is currently part of the West Indies squad in South Africa for the three-Test series, which bowls off on Wednesday.
Walton turned down a contract to represent Jamaica in the first-class season due to his studies and was not part of the Professional Cricket League draft.
SQUAD: Anthony Alleyne, Ryan Austin, Justin Brathwaite, Chaim Holder, Kyle Hope, Kyle Mayers, Mario Rampersaud, Dawayne Sealy, Jamal Smith, Collis Worrell, Jovan Ali, Nicholas Alexis, Sachin Chulan, Addrien Daniel, Takeem Lowe, Kristopher Ramsaran, Al Small, Reinzo Trotman, Cassius Burton, Akeem Dewar, Jermaine Levy, James McDonald, Paul Palmer, Christopher Powell, Roverman Powell, Chadwick Walton, Keron Cottoy, Gidron Pope, Kesrick Williams, Nino Henry, Steven Jacobs, Kavem Hodge, Jerlani Robinson, Cameron Pennyfeather.