St. Lucia looks to maintain Caribbean Cup form

St. Lucia (pictured) is unbeaten in its last five full international matches.

COUVA, Trinidad & Tobago – After going unbeaten in the first round with a 2-1-0 record, St. Lucia is confident of more quality performances when the Caribbean Cup resumes with second-round play on Wednesday.

The St. Lucians are expected to rely on their overseas based players, particularly Zacchaeus Polius, Sheldon Emmanuel, Eden Charles, Tremain Paul and impressive 28-year-old forward Cliff Magnam Valcin.

“We prepared well in a five-day training camp and the plan is to do what we have to do to move on to the next round,” said St. Lucia Football Association President Lyndon Cooper.

In order to secure a place in the finals, St. Lucia will need to finish in the top two among the Group 7 quartet that also includes Antigua & Barbuda (October 8), host Trinidad & Tobago (October 10) and the Dominican Republic (October 12).

St. Lucia has not reached the final round of a Caribbean Cup since finishing third in the 1991 edition.