A record ninety-one (91) male players were transferred for the 2020/2021 St Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation’s (SVGFF) National Club Championships, which open this Friday at the Victoria Park.
The transfers, effected during the months of September and October, show movements among the various divisions. Players moved across Premier Division clubs; from Premier Division to First Division and vice versa; from First Division to First Division as well as Second Division to First Division.
Among the notable transfers is that national midfielder Nazir Mc Burnette, formerly of Camdonia-Chelsea, who has joined the ranks of 2019/2020 Premier Division Champions Hope International.
Also making a move is acclaimed National Under-20 midfielder Tevin Thompson, who leaves Premier Division Club Awesome, to join Hope International.
Among those moving is National Under-20 goal-keeper Jellando John, who departs System Three to join Sion Hill.
Another of the significant moves is that of national senior team goal keeper Dwaine Sandy who spent the 2019/2020 season with Premier Division Club Sion Hill. He heads to the First Division to be the shot stopper for Glenside Ball Blazers.
The National Club Championships kick off at 6:00 p.m at the Victoria Park, with a Premier Division double header featuring the 2019/2020 First Division Champions Layou United against Avenues United, to be followed by Hope International versus System Three, who placed third in the last edition of the championships.
The Premier Division rolls on on Saturday with North Leeward Predators versus Sion Hill at the Victoria Park on Saturday from 5:00 p.m.
And on Sunday, also at the Victoria Park, Largo Height takes on Awesome from 4:00 p.m and Je Belle engages BESCO Pastures from 6:00 p.m.
The First Division kicks off on Wednesday, also at the Victoria Park, with an opening matches: Volcanoes versus QCESCO Titans from 5:30 p.m, and Camdonia-Chelsea versus Greiggs from 6:30 p.m.
The other teams in the First Division are Bequia United, SV United, Glenside Ball Blazers, Owia United, Parkside Rollers, Pride & Joy, Richmond Hill and Sparta.
The Championships will also involve a Male Second Division, the Female Division, the Junior Divisions, along with a Development Division.