St. Kitts & Nevis (pictured) will open its qualifying campaign for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against the visiting Turks & Caicos Islands on March 23, 2015, in Bassaterre. (Photo: Yonel Louis
BASSATERRE, St. Kitts & Nevis – St. Kitts & Nevis has named a 21-player roster for its opening match of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying against the visiting Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI) on Monday at Warner Park.
The selection is highlighted by midfielder Atiba Harris, who has started each of FC Dallas’ three games – all wins -- to open the 2015 Major League Soccer season. The 30-year-old has appeared in six all-time World Cup qualifiers, including five for Germany 2006.
St. Kitts has faced TCI twice before in World Cup Qualifying, winning a two-legged series by a 14-0 aggregate score in 2000.
St. Kitts & Nevis squad: Julani Archibald, Evanseroy Barnes, Shaquille Barzey, Jamal Francis, Tishan Hanley, Atiba Harris, Mudassa Howe, Joash Leader, Thrizen Leader, Kareem Mitchum, Orlando Mitchum, Vinceroy Nelson, Errol O’Loughlin, Harrison Panayiotou, Kyron Phillip, Ryan Robbins, Tesfa Robinson, Romaine Sawyers, Zephaniah Thomas, Nile Walwyn, Gerard Williams.
TD: Lenny Lake