Date: 5th February 2008 at 10:19am
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Jason Scotland has flown out to Trinidad this week on International Duty with Trinidad and Tobago in their international friendly against Guadeloupe . It marks the first time that the entire national team of the islands have been assembled on Carnival Day.

In a day of celebration marking the cultural diversity in the region Scotland and his compatriots will be hoping to add to the occasion with a win over a Guadeloupe side ranked 94 in the world.

Francisco Maturana`s Soca Warriors have been one of the most consistent performers in the CONCAF zone after securing a place in the world cup in 2006.Humiliation followed as Manturana`s side were knocked out of the Gold Cup last year after picking up 1 point in their group ; that contained the United States , Guatemala and El Salvador.

Assistant coach Anton Corrneal has been impressed with the work ethic of the squad ahead of the game tomorrow afternoon . The game will kick of at 4 pm Trinidad time at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in the capital Port Of Spain.

He Told The Trinidad and Tobago Express

‘I think they all appear willing to work and get the best out of each other. As for the pros coming in, of course they are into their seasons so they are all looking sharp and ready and that’s a very good sign for us. We have paced them well during the session and this will continue going into the game.”



Scotland is set to feature against Crewe Alexandra on the weekend.