At least five countries are down to participate in the 2016 CARIFTA Water Polo Championships being held at the Marlins Aquatics Club in West Moorings from Friday to Sunday.
Bahamas, Barbados, Curacao, Bonaire and the hosts have so far been confirmed for the event being staged by the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) National Water Polo Committee.
T&T will enter three teams in the competition – an Under-14 co-ed, an Under-16 male and an Under-19 male team.
“It is the intention of the organisers to give our regional youths in this sport an opportunity for further training and development in a highly competitive environment that will strengthen the camaraderie amongst ourselves and our regional water polo players and teams,” said a statement from the ASATT.
The Under-19 Boys team is made up of Kryztien Sharpe, Adrian Hinds, Kristof West, Jamali Lewis, Christian Gillette, Justin Bhola, Sergio de Vignes, Leon Daniel, Liam Smith, and Tyrece Joseph.
The members of the Under-16 Boys team are Rajeev Ramdeen, Chad Rowley, Charles Gillette, Jason Hackett, Luke Gillette, Jean Luc Hinds, Joshua Welch, Tierce Clement, Daniel Ammon, Jamiel Attieh, Matthew Nimblett, Sebastian Rudden, and Enrique Shampoo
Among the under-14 Co-eds will be Zoe Van Reeken, Victoria Gillette, Yasmin Mohammed, Tahirah Beepat, Abel Valentine, Ross Gillette, Nathan Hinds, Antonio Newell, Christian Chin Lee, Tommy Ou, Everson Latchman, Nicholai Yorke, Gabriel Dos Santos.