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Local football coach Ian Sardine to be honoured Sunday

Local football coach Ian Sardine to be honoured Sunday


This Sunday, March 5, local football coach Ian Sardine will be recognized for his contribution to the sport when Awesome Sports International Inc holds its 2017 “Kick against Crime” football matches at Victoria Park.

According to Renson Haynes of Awesome Sports, this year’s edition of the event seeks to recognize Sardine for his tremendous contribution to the sport.

A game, the “Ian Sardine Over 40 Classic,” which will feature a number of soccer stars from St Vincent and the Grenadines, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, will also be played as a tribute to Sardine.

Apart from Sardine’s recognition ceremony, the event will consist of three matches, Avenues FC versus Awesome FC, the Celebrity Football Match and the Ian Sardine Over 40 Classic. There will also be a Celebrity Charity Penalty Shoot-out and a Celebrity 100 Metre Sprint Challenge.

The Celebrity Football Match will feature players like journalist Lyf Compton, pannist Rodney Small, entertainer Rondy “Luta” McIntosh, lawyer Akin John and physical instructor and basketballer Ishama McCree.

The Over 40 Classic will feature past national stars like Kendal “Ken-I” Velox and Wesley “Butu” Charles, and regional stars like Jamaica’s Theodore Whitmore and Trinidadians Russel Latapy and Keith Jeffrey.