JPL Champions Mount Pleasant signs MOU with English League One Club Charlton  Athletic

Jamaica  Premier  League  Champions  Mount  Pleasant  will  be  heading  off  on  a  yearly  trek  to  England  as  part  of  a  Memorandom  of  understanding   with  English  League  One   club  Charlton  Athletic.

The new partnership  between  the  two  clubs  will  see  Mount  Pleasant   traveling  to  the  valley  for  a  pre-season charity match each year.

Charlton’s young players will take part in an annual youth tournament  in  Jamaica   at  the  mount  pleasant  academy  also  as  a  part  of  the  commitment  between  the  two  clubs.

The long-term aim of  the  partnership  is  to  further improve   the  quantity of elite players graduating from the club’s esteemed academy.

The  mountain to valley partnership’ as  it  is  dubbed will provide a clear pathway to playing professional football in London for talented, young Caribbean footballers, while   allowing Mount Pleasant to benefit from the knowledge, experience and expertise of  Charltons Academy.

An  overall  four players  from  both  clubs  are  members  of  the  current  reggae  boys  squad  which  is  now  getting  ready  to  face  the USA  in  the  Concacaf  Nations  league  semi-finals   and  later  this  year  the  Copa  America  tournament. They  are  Michael Hector, Karoy Anderson, Demario  Phillips  and  Jamoi  Topey


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