Saint Helena football team

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Saint Helena
Shirt badge/Association crest
Head coachNick Stevens
CaptainRico Benjamin
Top scorerRico Benjamin (3)
First international
 Ynys Môn 7–2 Saint Helena Saint Helena
(12 June 2019)
Biggest win
Wales Holyhead Hotspur reserves 0-2 Saint Helena Saint Helena
(10 June 2019)
Biggest defeat
 Guernsey 9–0 Saint Helena Saint Helena
(18 June 2019)

The Saint Helena football team is a representative football team of Saint Helena, organised by the Saint Helena Football Association. The team is not affiliated with any confederation or FIFA.

History[edit]

The team made its international debut in June 2019 when participating in the 2019 Inter Games Football Tournament.[1][2]

Results[edit]

Saint Helena's score first.

Date Competition Venue Opponent Score
10 June 2019 Friendly Bangor Wales Holyhead Hotspur reserves 2–0
12 June 2019 Friendly Anglesey  Ynys Môn 2–7
16 June 2019 2019 Inter Games Football Tournament Bryn Du, Anglesey  Shetland 1–6
18 June 2019 2019 Inter Games Football Tournament Holyhead, Anglesey  Guernsey 0–9
20 June 2019 2019 Inter Games Football Tournament Bryn Du, Anglesey  Western Isles 1–2

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called up for the 2019 Inter Games Football Tournament.[3]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Keith Yon 50 4 Rovers
20 1GK Deon Yon 36 3 Axis
25 1GK Jia Peters 18 3 Harts
2 2DF Julian Henry 27 Rovers
3 2DF Brandon Harris 18 Wolves
4 2DF Michael Ryan Williams 28 Harts
5 2DF Ross O'Dean 26 Rovers
15 2DF Dane Wade 25 Crusaders
18 2DF Lee Yon 26
21 2DF Kyle Yon 21
6 3MF Jacob Duncan 19 Wolves
7 3MF Clayton Benjamin 29 Harts
8 3MF Brett Isaac 17 Rovers
11 3MF Matthias Young 17 Axis
12 3MF Ryan Benjamin 27 Bellboys
14 3MF Jordan Yon 22 Bellboys
17 3MF Liam Yon 22 Wolves
9 4FW Rico Benjamin (C) 24 5 3 Rovers
10 4FW Ronan Legg 19 5 1 Rovers
16 4FW Jace Williams 21 Wolves
19 4FW Cody Thomas 20 4 Wolves
The team in June 2019

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team from island Napoleon was banished to hoping to escape to Anglesey to make footballing history". North Wales Live.
  2. ^ "John Magnus and Seumas to lead Island Games ceremony". Shetland News.
  3. ^ Harris, Mik-kail (May 30, 2019). "Good Luck Team St Helena" (PDF). The Sentinel. South Atlantic Media Services, Ltd. Retrieved 13 June 2019.