BFA Legends Scholarship 2021 Presentation

August 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Bermuda Football Association held their Legends Scholarship Awards today, with Kauai Evans, T’Syi Showers, Jannis Roberts, Bakari Furbert and Richard Jones Jr. all receiving awards.

A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Football Association held the Legends Scholarship Awards on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at the Clyde Best Centre of Excellence. The Bermuda Football Association Legends Scholarship is presented to Bermuda’s brightest football student athletes who embody the spirit of the legends of the game in Bermuda. Five student athletes received BFA Legends scholarships at during the presentation.

The Larry Darrell Scholarship recipient is Kauai Evans

“Larry “Cracks” Darrell started his senior football career at Young Men’s Social Club [YMSC] when selected to play for the senior squad at age 18 in 1968. Darrell played with YMSC until joining Vasco Da Gama in 1980. During his time at Vasco, Darrell captained the side and lead them to two FA Cups, the Dudley Eve Trophy, and the Friendship Trophy. Darrell also travelled with the Bermuda National Team on numerous tours. Darrell captained the Bermuda side that beat Canada 1-0 at BAA and scored the only goal of the match. The Larry Darrell Scholarship recipient is Kauai Evans. Kauai has most recently played for PHC and will continue his high school studies at Washington Academy.

The recipient for the Sheldon Bradshaw Scholarship is T’Syi Showers

“Sheldon Bradshaw found his love for football playing for West End Primary and later Churchill with Clyde Best and other greats! As a senior player, Bradshaw played for many teams such as Vasco Da Gama, Somerset Trojans [Silver City], North Village, and Warwick United. He was a known force between the post. Bradshaw was also chosen as Bermuda’s goalkeeper on several tours. Bradshaw traveled to the United States, Canada, Haiti, Jamaica, England, Suriname, and other places with the National Team. The recipient for the Sheldon Bradshaw Scholarship is T’Syi Showers. T’Syi will be studying Kinesiology, Sport & Athletic Coaching Track at the University of Central Florida.

Jannis Roberts is the recipient of the Rudy Minors Scholarship

“The late, Quinton Rudolf Minors or ‘Rudy’ as he preferred to be called started his football career at West End Rovers. He played in the left back position which was a position he excelled in during his entire senior career. At Somerset Trojans, Minors became the first and longest serving captain, a position he held until 1973. As the captain of The Trojans All-Conquering squads of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s he led them to a league title four years in a row and the coveted Triple Crown Championship. Jannis Roberts is the recipient of the Rudy Minors Scholarship. Jannis has played for FC Bascome and is a current player of the IMG Academy U15, and Bermuda National Academy U15 teams.

 The Glenn Wade Scholarship recipient is Bakari Furbert

“The late, Glenn Wade started playing for Pembroke Juniors and was quickly promoted to the “A” team at 15 years old in 1954. Wade would go on to win 4 straight League titles with Pembroke Juniors from 1955-1958 as well as winning the BFL Knockout Trophy 3 times. At Dock Hill Rangers, Wade is most known for being half of the dynamic striker duo with Bayfield Clarke known as the “Terror Twins.” The two formed one for the deadliest striker duos to ever grace the pitches in Bermuda. Wade also toured with the Bermuda National Team in 1964 to Iceland, and scored a brace in their 2-2 draw against Iceland. The Glenn Wade Scholarship recipient is Bakari Furbert. Bakari will be attending Brooke House College in Leicester, UK, on an IGCSE Course.

The recipient of the Shawnette Perott Scholarship is Richard Jones Jr.

“Shawnette Perott has been involved and committed to Western Stars Sports Club [WSSC] over the last 30 years, as a member, and a player on various sports teams such as football, softball, and netball and served as captain and coach winning several individual and team awards. When the BFA Women’s League emerged Perott, joined the Cedar Park team in 1990. Cedar Park would later join WSSC and change its name to Dandy Stars. In 1991 she was a member of a Bermuda Select team that traveled to Atlanta to participate in the Pele’ Tournament. The recipient of the Shawnette Perott Scholarship is Richard Jones Jr. Richard recently made his first appearance this year with the Senior Men’s National Team. He will be studying Sports Medicine at Loughborough University in the UK.”

Bermuda Football Association held the Legends Scholarship Awards August 5 2021 (1)

Bermuda Football Association held the Legends Scholarship Awards August 5 2021 (2)

Bermuda Football Association held the Legends Scholarship Awards August 5 2021 (3)

Bermuda Football Association held the Legends Scholarship Awards August 5 2021 (4)

Bermuda Football Association held the Legends Scholarship Awards August 5 2021 (5)

Bermuda Football Association held the Legends Scholarship Awards August 5 2021 (6)

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