Dennis Lawrence

‘WIN IMPORTANT’: Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence gestures during a 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Port of Spain, in 2017. --Photo: AP

Dennis Lawrence, head coach of the senior men’s football squad, emphasised the significance of winning home games in tournaments like the current CONCACAF Nations League qualifying.

After a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Martinique in Fort-de-France on Friday night, the Soca Warriors return to more familiar surroundings at the Hasely Crawford Stadium for the second leg of their encounter from 9 p.m. against their French-speaking Caribbean counterparts.

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