Former Grenadian International, Sharlrie Joseph has commended the Grenada Football Association on its initiative in organizing the Pure Grenada Cup.
Joseph who played his professional career with New England Revolution, Seattle Sounders, Chivas USA and FC Boston Bolts, is eyeing the top coaching job in Grenada.
“I am hoping to finalize plans with the GFA in time to see a few of the matches in the Pure Grenada Cup” said the former Darbeau resident who also represented the Island at national youth level Under then coach Cheney Joseph who incidentally is now the current President of the GFA.
“ Grenada has lots of talent and I am keen to see the lads and hopefully start working on future tournaments” said the soft spoken Sharlrie Joseph.
The Pure Grenada Cup which starts on March 17th and finishes on May 5th will be one of the major tournament used to select the local players for future Grenada national teams.
Eight teams will participate in the tournament involving the best 200 players on the island.
The teams which represents their respective parishes are St. Patrick (Crown City Strikers), St. Mark (Western Stars), St. John (Dolphins), St. George (Royal Canons), Carriacou and Petite Martinique (Stingrays), St. Andrew (Big Parish Stars), St. David (Top Strikers) and the Grenada under-20 national team (Young Gunners).