Caribbean Football - A poor man sport!

The sub-region of CONCACAF has produced some world class players like Emmanuel Sanon (Haiti), Russell Latapy and Dwight York (Trinidad), Marius Tresor and Jocelyn Angloma (Guadeloupe) just to name a few. Unfortunately football itself remains largely a poor man's sport. Very few Caribbean players can survive on earned income from playing football in the region. The richest leagues are those of Trinidad, Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Dominican Republic but none can afford to pay a living salary to the players. At the international level, the competitions organized by the Caribbean Football Union are even poorer due to a lack of sponsorships.  

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