Mitchum, Claxton and Shade are confident St. Kitts can top the Jamaica qualifiers
(ZIZ News) Following Wednesday night’s 1-1 draw between Jamaica and Dominica, there is growing confidence within the St. Kitts and Nevis squad competing in the preliminary round of the men’s Olympic qualifying in Kingston.
Following two weeks of solid preparations, which ended with a 1-1 draw in a practice match against Antigua and Barbuda.
With the preparation behind them and having seen their opponents at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on Wednesday, St. Kitts and Nevis believe their chances are good.
“From last night I feel we can match any team in this tournament,” said 21-year-old Yohannes Mitchum who just completed his contract with Puebla U23 in Mexico. “I am very confident that we can top the group.”
Team manager, Jamir Claxton, said his central midfielder’s confidence is not misplaced.
“We are very confident. This team is a very talented team that has been playing together for a number of years,” he said.
St. Kitts plays Dominica at 4:00 pm (5:00 pm ECT) Friday at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex.