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HC student secures football scholarship

RIA GOODMAN, [email protected]

HC student secures football scholarship

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A 17-YEAR-OLD student of Harrison College is the 27th footballer from the Barbados Soccer Academy to gain a football scholarship.

Torian Went, who is in his final term at school, received a full scholarship to the University of Florida after delivering an outstanding performance at a number of Disney showcases in Florida last December.

The teenager, who will be leaving for Florida in a couple of months, said playing football was his main dream and being able to attain an education while doing that was a plus.

At a Press conference at Combermere School during a practice session on Saturday, the former Barbados Under-17 captain, who made two appearances for the national Under-23 squad last year, said the aim of the academy certainly paid off. (RG)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.