Snap: Soca Warriors vs United States… in photos!

Wired868 revisits Trinidad and Tobago’s goalless 2018 World Cup qualifying draw with the United States through the lenses of Allan V Crane, Chevaughn Christopher and Allan Powder at the Hasely Crawford Stadium:

“Soca Warriors” posse?! Check!

Photo: "Soca Warriors" supporters get ready to rumble before 2018 World Cup qualifying action against the United States. (Courtesy Allan Powder/Wired868)
Photo: “Soca Warriors” supporters get ready to rumble before 2018 World Cup qualifying action against the United States.
(Courtesy Allan Powder/Wired868)

Netflix and chill?! Boy, I’m getting ready to watch the “Warriors!”

Photo: A female Trinidad and Tobago fan (centre) phones it in during a lull in action at the 2018 World Cup qualifier between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: A female Trinidad and Tobago fan (centre) phones it in before kick off at the 2018 World Cup qualifier between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

Lift off! Or something…


Photo: Trinidad and Tobago soca entertainer Swappy tries to rouse the ground during halftime between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain.  (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago soca entertainer Swappi tries to rouse the ground during halftime between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

Oh goooood…

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago winger Joevin Jones (right) gets a shot off under pressure from United States midfielder DeAndre Yedlin. Trinidad and Tobago and USA played to a goalless draw at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in 2018 World Cup qualifying action. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago winger Joevin Jones (right) gets a shot off under pressure from United States midfielder DeAndre Yedlin.
Trinidad and Tobago and USA played to a goalless draw at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in 2018 World Cup qualifying action.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

Play something Maestro…

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Andre Boucaud (centre) looks for passing options under close watch from US players (from right) Jermaine Jones, Gyasi Zardes and Tim Ream during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Andre Boucaud (centre) looks for passing options under close watch from US players (from right) Jermaine Jones, Gyasi Zardes and Tim Ream during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

Hold his Jozy!

Photo: United States forward Jozy Altidore (right) runs at the Trinidad and Tobago defence during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: United States forward Jozy Altidore (right) runs at the Trinidad and Tobago defence during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

Nuts… Salad… Breed… All dat!

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Khaleem Hyland (left) rolls the ball through the legs of United Staes captain Michael Bradley during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago midfielder Khaleem Hyland (left) rolls the ball through the legs of United Staes captain Michael Bradley during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

Oh gorm, Khaleem!

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago football fans react to action during their team's goalless draw with the United States yesterday in 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. (Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago football fans react to action during their team’s goalless draw with the United States yesterday in 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain.
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

Give dem tempo, fellahs!

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago coach Stephen Hart (right) urges his team forward during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago coach Stephen Hart (right) urges his team forward during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

I’m on it, coach man…

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago winger Joevin Jones (centre) terrorises United States players DeAndre Yedlin (right) and Michael Orozco during Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago winger Joevin Jones (centre) terrorises United States players DeAndre Yedlin (right) and Michael Orozco during Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain.
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

Warrior pride…

Photo: Football fans (from left) Peter Cumberbatch, Alana Lewis and Eugene Todd answer the call to get behind the "Soca Warriors." (Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)
Photo: Football fans (from left) Peter Cumberbatch, Alana Lewis and Eugene Todd answer the call to get behind the “Soca Warriors.”
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

Don’t forget the match…

Photo: "Soca Warriors" supporter Joey "Posh" Richardson (right) exchanges notes with some football fans. (Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)
Photo: “Soca Warriors” supporter Joey “Posh” Richardson (right) exchanges notes with some football fans.
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

Der Photobomber… Who invited the Yank?!

Photo: United States defender Geoff Cameron (centre) tries to keep up with Trinidad and Tobago midfielders Khaleem Hyland (right) and Cordell Cato during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. (Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)
Photo: United States defender Geoff Cameron (centre) tries to keep up with Trinidad and Tobago midfielders Khaleem Hyland (right) and Cordell Cato during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

Save boi!

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams (left) tips a crashing drive from US midfielder Jermaine Jones (centre) on to the bar. (Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams (left) tips a crashing drive from US midfielder Jermaine Jones (centre) on to the bar.
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

Coach, maybe a draw isn’t so bad…

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams (right) enjoys a calm moment with teammate Sheldon Bateau (centre) and United States midfielder Michael Bradley in attendance during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. (Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams (right) enjoys a calm moment with teammate Sheldon Bateau (centre) and United States midfielder Michael Bradley in attendance during 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
(Courtesy Allan V Crane/Wired868)

And good shooting from you too, guys…

Photo: Wired868 photographers Allan V Crane (right) and Chevaughn Christopher on spot at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. (Courtesy Allan Powder/Wired868)
Photo: Wired868 photographers Allan V Crane (right) and Chevaughn Christopher on spot at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
(Courtesy Allan Powder/Wired868)
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11 comments

  1. If it is true that a picture is worth a thousand words, that’s a loooooooooooooooooooooooooong story, boy, Lasana. But an interesting one which I enjoyed. brought back vivid memories of a feel-good evening.

  2. Excellent shots! That “Netflix and chill” caption had me rolling though :v :'(

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