Trinidad soccer 15 arrive Jan. 17

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Jamaica Gleaner

FIFTEEN footballers from Trinidad will arrive by BWIA plane at the Palisadoes Airport on Thursday, January 17 to play a three game series against Jamaica. The aircraft's arrival is scheduled for 1.30 p.m. One official will accompany the party.

The visitors, besides playing three All-Jamaica games, will engage two other teams. One January 18 they will play a Colts XI, on which side the Jamaica Football Association plan to include as many of the outstanding players from colleges and schools.

Dates for the three All-Jamaica matches are January 21, 26 and 27. Sandwiched between the first and second Colony games is a match on January 23 against the DCLI, who are at present league leaders.

All the games will be played at night at Sabina Park.

Two Trial Matches Dec. 29

IN PREPARATION for the Trinidad football invasion, the Jamaica Football Association will have a series of trial matches. The first two will take place at Sabina Park on Saturday night, December 29.

The number of invitees for practice have been reduced to 22. Miller and Buchanan of Innswood being not available. Teams will be picked from these players to meet the DCLI team in the first match starting at 7 o'clock and St. Catherine in the second game.