Terminix La Horquetta Rangers defender Ross Russell Jr was included in the men`s senior national team 23-man squad to face St. Lucia in a close-door training game on Monday at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium.
Russell has seven caps for the national senior team and is the son of fomer national goalkeeper and coach Ross Russell. The lank left back will join his Rangers teammates Real Gill, Jabari St Hillaire and Kaihim Thomas in the squad.
National Teams Director, Richard Piper sent the letter to the General Manager of the Terminix La Horquetta Rangers, Kieron Edwards.
Piper said, “I write to notify you that Ross Jr has been selected in Coach Eve’s Roster of twenty-three (23) players he would like invited for the game which will require him being released two days before the start of the official FIFA Match Window to join the training squad on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th May 2022.”
The letter concluded, “The TTFA is kindly requesting your cooperation in releasing Ross Russell Jr to join the Team for this opportunity. Thanking you in advance for your consideration and continued support.”
T&T are preparing for the CONCACAF Nation`s League group stage matches in June. They have been slotted in Group C of the B League and they will be coming up against Nicaragua, Bahamas and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
T&T vs St. Lucia, May 30th (Training Match)
T&T vs Nicaragua, June 3rd (away)
T&T vs Bahamas, June 6th (home)
T&T vs St Vincent & Grenadines, June 10th (away)
T&T vs St Vincent & Grenadines, June 13th (home)