Kyle Lightbourne rings changes as youngsters called up for Bermuda squad
Coach Kyle Lightbourne has opted for a mix of youth and experience as he freshens up Bermuda’s squad for the upcoming matches in the Concacaf Nations League.
With Nahki Wells set to lead the side against Guyana on Saturday, there are some familiar names in line for selection with Dante Leverock selected in the squad despite not playing in the Premier Division since making the decision to leave Robin Hood as player-coach in November.
Midfielder Zeiko Lewis is back in the fold but it is the inclusion of some of Bermuda’s brightest young talent that catches the eye with teenagers Sincere Hall of Hull City and Deniche Hill, who plays for Leicester City, in line for their first caps.
There is also a first call-up for 17-year-old Harry Twite, who has impressed playing for Repton, who boast one of the best school teams in England. He has also been selected for the Independent School Football Associations (ISFA) English National Under-18 team
Lejaun Simmons, Willie Clemons, Kole Hall, Reggie Lambe, Djair Parfitt-Williams, Riley Robinson, Mical Hardtman, Jonte Smith, Detre Bell and Mason Christian do not feature this time around after being part of the travelling party for Bermuda’s last Nations League match against Montserrat.
Bermuda first take on Guyana at the Flora Duffy stadium at 3pm on Saturday before travelling to Dominican Republic to take on Haiti.
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