Guyana worldwide Liam Gordon, a 28-year-old defender enjoying for Walsall within the English League 2 championship, has expressed his ambition for the Golden Jaguars to excel of their Group D, League B matches within the CONCACAF Nations League.
Gordon believes that securing a prime place of their group and advancing to League A would supply precious publicity to stronger competitors.
In an interview on the Walsall web site, Gordon defined, “We’re in a bunch with Puerto Rico, Antigua & Barbuda, and Bahamas. We’re in League B, so the winner of our group will go to League A, and play the likes of the USA, Panama, Jamaica, Costa Rica – the most effective groups in North America and the Caribbean.”
He continued, “You’ll additionally qualify for the Gold Cup, which I used to be concerned in again in 2019. We’re prime of our group, and we’d like a degree to qualify, though I’m undecided if I learn it appropriately, however I don’t suppose there may be assured qualification for the Gold Cup in 2025.”
Guyana presently holds a six-point lead
Regardless of uncertainties, Gordon emphasised their willpower, stating, “We’re going to go along with the identical mindset, win these final two video games and qualify for League A, make historical past once more, and maintain constructing as a result of we have now an awesome squad and a younger squad so we have now an awesome future.”
Guyana presently holds a six-point lead of their group, needing just one level of their upcoming match towards the Bahamas to safe promotion to League A. They may face Antigua & Barbuda three days later.
Gordon expressed delight in representing his nation and the assist from his membership, Walsall, saying, “I get respect from the (Walsall) gaffer (Matt Sadler) that I’m going away.” He added, “We’ve obtained an excellent stability of individuals enjoying regionally in Guyana, England, Canada, and America. We’ve obtained a variety of gifted gamers, and it’s my dream that a few of them come over right here to play.”
Three Walsall gamers on worldwide obligation
Liam Gordon is one among three Walsall gamers, together with Donervon Daniels and Brandon Comley, who will likely be on worldwide obligation throughout this week. Their scheduled match towards Doncaster on Saturday was postponed as a result of worldwide break.
Gordon’s teammates, Daniels and Comley, will symbolize Montserrat, aiming to safe wins of their Group B, League B matches after they host the Dominican Republic and Barbados.
Gordon expressed his pleasure concerning the alternative, saying, “It’s an honor for all of us,” and hopes for optimistic outcomes as they return to membership duties with Walsall after the worldwide break.