CFU&MLSby Michael Bascombe/GrenadaSports

KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 12, 2013 (GrenadaSports) – The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) and Major League Soccer (MLS) of the United States will this week announce a major partnership agreement.

Officials of both CFU and MLS will announce the partnership during a Press Conference in the Antiguan capital, St John’s, on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Caribbean Time (10:00 a.m. ET).

CFU’s President Gordon Derrick and General Secretary Damien Hughes, along with other officials of CFU, will join MLS’ senior vice president, Todd Durbin; and directors Lino DiCuollo and Alfonso Mondelo for the signing and announcement.

It’s believed that the MLS will support a programme of young elite footballers from the Caribbean and provide an opportunity to attend the MLS’ annual talent scouting scheduled for Florida in January 2014.

MLS is one of the fastest growing professional football leagues in the world and a number of Caribbean players are on the roster of franchise teams.

Thursday’s announcement and press conference will be streamed live on CFU’s website (www.cfufootball.org).

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