6th Form 2015
Former KC Alicante pupil invited for trials
for the Jamaican U20 national football team.
Former Hercules CF youth player, Ashford Dawkins, 19, has been invited to trial with the Jamaican under 20 national squad. The trials are taking place from 1st – 14th December in Kingston, Jamaica as a selection process for the forthcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifying competition to be held in January 2015.
Ashford, a former pupil at King´s College Alicante , holds dual nationality from the UK and Jamaica and currently plays for Deportivo Alcoyano . He has recently been invited to train with English football clubs Chelsea , West Bromwich Albion and Blackburn Rovers. We wish Ashford every success in his blossoming professional football career.
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