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How is the Turks and Caicos football?

How is the Turks and Caicos football?

Turks and Caicos is a small island in the Caribbean Sea. Only 45.000 people, this small terrotorio Overseas UK has about 100 kilometers off the coast of the Dominican Republic and within 500 the waters of Cuba. Beautiful beaches adorn a landscape visited year after year by US, British and Canadian, mainly. Although it seems obvious, Turks and Caicos no dispute World, even big competitions but has football league and does have things to say in the world of football.

For starters it has a own selection which is also the worst in the world, even behind San Marino and Bhutan, the other two countries that dispute the honor. Created in 1999, its history is summed up in just two wins: the derby against the Cayman Islands won 2006 by 2-0 and the win over St. Lucia by 2-1 two years later. The rest defeats, defeats in the best, because the tonic are the thrashings.

The famous victory against St. Lucia.
The famous victory against St. Lucia.

Number 207 of the FIFA ranking (the last), Gavi Glinton is the best player of all time on the island. A quick striker who has spent his life running between Los Angeles Galaxy and Vietnam. The rest are just amateur players who stand out for high speed but enormous technical and tactical shortcomings.

maybe, the selection is the reflection of the Turks and Caicos football, but nevertheless there league. WIV is called the Provo Premier League and is composed of seven teams. ¿Peculiarities? It is one of the few leagues of the world (if not the only) where all matches are played in the same stadium.

The TCIFA Stadium in Providenciales, a field for 3.000 viewers who hosts every weekend players willing to take the throne to the Cheshire Hall, the champion of the last two editions of a competitive league where usually varies very often the name of the champion.

Champions League last years of the Turks and Caicos:

2007/08 : PWC Athletic 2008/09 : Digi FC 2009/10 : AFC Academy 2010/11 : Provopool FC 2012: Cheshire Hall 2013: Cheshire Hall

3.000 people can fit in the stadium Turks and Caicos.
3.000 people can fit in the stadium Turks and Caicos.

You see football in Turks and Caicos is unique, outlandish, but who he said that Turks and Caicos is going to play football and not to sunbathe or to do business?

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in Colgadosporelfutbol.com and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982

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