FIFA Award (September 2004)


SEDLEY   THURSTAN   JOSEPH

DATE OF BIRTH: December 4, 1939
PLACE OF BIRTH: Port-of-Sain, Trinidad
EDUCATION: St. Mary's College, Port-of-Spain
POSITION: Midfielder
LOCAL CLUB: Maple
FOREIGN CLUB: None
CAREER:                                       Joseph captained the Trinidad & Tobago national team from 1963 to 1968, during which time the team made its first appearance in World Cup competition against Suriname in 1965. He led Maple to 28 trophies in 9 years as captain. His career included the following significant accomplishments:
  • 1966 World Cup Preliminaries
  • 1967 Central American and Caribbean Games - 3rd Place
AWARDS:
  • 1967 - Trinidad & Tobago Player of the Year
  • 1987 - Trinidad & Tobago Hall of Fame
  • 2004 - FIFA Centennial Order of Merit Award
  • 2005 - Trinidad & Tobago Hummingbird Medal Gold (for Sport)
Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit