Bermudian footballer signs pro terms in UK

  • Jonte Smith has signed a pro contract with Crawley Town.

    Jonte Smith has signed a pro contract with Crawley Town.


Bermudian footballer Jonte Smith signed a professional contract with English League Two side Crawley Town today.

The 17-year-old striker put pen to a one-year deal during a lengthy meeting with club officials.

Smith signed a one-year development deal with the Red Devils last August and since then has produced a number of outstanding performances with the club's Academy and Reserve teams.

The former North Village and Bermuda Under 17 player has scored 25 goals in all competitions for Crawley Town's Academy and Reserves, including an impressive hat -trick against Wycombe Wanderers in the English FA Youth Cup.

Speaking to The Royal Gazette from the UK, Smith said: "I'm definitely excited, professional football is every child's dream and it's just been great that I have had the opportuinty to come out to England and actually try and achieve my dreams.

"Today was probably one of the best days of my life."

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Published Apr 24, 2012 at 1:00 pm (Updated Apr 24, 2012 at 1:26 pm)

Bermudian footballer signs pro terms in UK

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