Dicoy Williams

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Dicoy Williams
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-10-07) 7 October 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Kingston, Jamaica
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Harbour View
Youth career
2005 Santos
2005–2006 Arnett Gardens
2007–2008 Harbour View
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Harbour View 42 (5)
2011–2012 Toronto FC 10 (0)
2013– Harbour View 1 (0)
National team
2009– Jamaica 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 October 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 October 2012

" He's a good, young up-and-coming player. He reads the game very well, he's very strong and gets in his tackles. We just want him to focus and keep his head because we see him as one for the future.”

-Jamaica coach Theodore Whitmore speaking about Dicoy Williams, 16 November 2009 [1]

Dicoy Williams (born 7 October 1986 in Kingston) is a Jamaican footballer.

Career[edit]

Youth and Amateur[edit]

Williams started his career in the youth ranks of Jamaica's Santos FC. He also went on to play for the youth teams of Arnett Gardens FC and Harbour View FC.

Professional[edit]

Williams played at a senior level for Santos FC and Harbour View FC in the Jamaican National Premier League. Williams was a key contributor for Harbour View helping the club capture the league title in 2010. After impressing with Harbour View FC Williams went on trial with Norwegian Division One side Mjøndalen IF during the 2010 season.[2]

In early March 2011 Williams continued to explore overseas options going on trial with Major League Soccer side Toronto FC.[3] He impressed coach Aron Winter and was signed by Toronto FC on 31 March 2011.[4] Two days later Williams made his debut for Toronto as a second half sub for Nana Attakora in a 1-1 home draw against Chivas USA.[5] On 19 July 2011 Aron Winter confirmed that Williams would miss the remainder of the 2011 season. On 20 June 2012 Williams made his return from injury as a second half sub for Danny Koevermans in a 3-3 away draw to Houston Dynamo.[6]

Williams was released by Toronto on 15 November 2012.[7]

Dicoy returned to Harbour View in 2013. [8]

International[edit]

Dicoy Williams made his international debut for Jamaica on 12 August 2009 in a scoreless draw against Ecuador played at Giants Stadium.[9] Williams was called up to his first international tournament for the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup. He started the first game for Jamaica which ended in a 4-0 victory over Grenada, however in the second game of the group stage against Guatemala Williams hurt his knee forcing Theodore Whitmore to make a 10th minute substitution.[10]

Honours[edit]

Harbour View FC

Toronto FC

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