DWIGHT vs BECKS: The final showdown

Update: December 05, 2005

Warriors in tough group
First timers T&T Soca Warriors will go into next year’s football World Cup in Germany in a very tough Group B which consists of seeded team England, Sweden and South America's Paraguay.
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Becks looking forward to Yorke reunion
England captain David Beckham admitted he is relishing the chance to face his former Manchester United colleague Dwight Yorke after being drawn with Trinidad and Tobago at next summer's World Cup.
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DWIGHT vs BECKS: The final showdown
Trinidad and Tobago was drawn in the same group with England at the draw for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Leipzig, Germany-exactly as Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation's special advisor had hoped. The "Soca Warriors" will face "the old enemy", the seeded team in Group B, as well as Sweden, and South Americans Paraguay. The clash between Trinidad and Tobago and England will have added spice given that this country's captain, Dwight Yorke, will be coming up against English skipper, David Beckham, his former "mate" at Manchester United.
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Soca Warriors through to FIFA World Cup finals

November 16, 2005

Spontaneous Celebrations in Port of Spain - Photos
Spontaneous Celebrations in Port of Spain - Photos

T&T through to FIFA World Cup finals
Trinidad and Tobago are through to the FIFA World Cup™ finals for the first time in their history after a Dennis Lawrence header earned the Soca Warriors a famous 1-0 victory in Bahrain. "We have to keep believing in our chances. There's no reason why we shouldn't put ourselves in a position to reach our goal," Trinidad and Tobago skipper Dwight Yorke prophetically declared ahead of the decisive clash at the Manama stadium in Bahrain.

A video clip of the qualifying goal - T&T vs Bahrain

A video clip of spontaneous celebrations in T&T

Another video clip of spontaneous celebrations in T&T

Welcome Home Soca Warriors!

November 17, 2005

Soca Warriors Day - Photos
Soca Warriors Day - Photos

Welcome Home Soca Warriors - Video Clips:
Video 1 - Video 2 - Video 3 - Video 4

Jack in the box
Patriotism is best defined as standing up for one's country; literally what FIFA vice president Jack Warner demonstrated Wednesday, by refusing to sit in the VIP box with the King of Bahrain, after that country's Football Association (BFA) barred Trinis from supporting the Warriors in accustomed fashion; a ruling quashed in time to avoid a predictably embarrassing picture.

Welcome Home Soca Warriors!
Thousands are at the Piarco International Airport, dressed in red, to welcome home the Soca Warriors following their victory over Bahrain.

Hero's welcome for Soca Warriors
Trinidad and Tobago's Soca Warriors received a rousing welcome from a massive crowd of ecstatic flag waving fans at Piarco Airport yesterday.

A long wait for the tired Soca Warriors
Thousands of TT citizens waited for hours in Port-of-Spain last night to greet their football heroes — the Soca Warriors — on their return home from Bahrain.

Welcome Home Soca Warriors - Photos

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