Speaking at a brief ceremony, in the VIP Lounge of the RLB International Airport Monday morning, President of the St Kitts and Nevis Football Association, Mr. Anthony Johnson, welcomed the Cuban delegation, wishing them the very best in the tournament but of course indicating that the local team has every intention of excelling against all opponents.
Mr. Johnson also said that the SKNFA will do all in its power to ensure that they have a comfortable stay and added that the tournament will be very competitive and he hopes that it will be played in the spirit of fair play and he hopes the best teams will be successful.
Also making brief remarks was Mr. Jorge D. Payret Zubiaur Resident Cuban Ambassador, who stated that he would like to see a result in the game between Cuba and St. Kitts & Nevis, unlike the nil-nil drawn match when the senior St. Kitts and Nevis team played Canada.
Head of the Cuban team, thanked the SKNFA for the warm welcome and for its hospitality and added that his players are determined to do well in the competition.
The Cubans will battle Trinidad and Tobago on 24th November, and then on the 26th they will take on Suriname, completing their football crusade on Monday 28th November when they will clash with St. Kitts and Nevis in their final game.