Colls wing-back makes history with Saint Lucia call-up

Josh Solomon-Davies has become the first player in Atherton Collieries history to receive an international call-up.

Josh Solomon-Davies has become the first player in Atherton Collieries history to receive an international call-up.

Solomon-Davies, 23, has been called up by Saint Lucia for their upcoming Nations League fixtures against Sint Maarten and St Kitts & Nevis.

The wing-back, who was born in the Saint Lucia capital city of Castries before moving to England at the age of six, has already won two international caps.

A Colls spokesperson said: "With this international call, Josh enters the history books in becoming the first player to receive a senior international football call-up whilst representing Atherton.

"Everybody at the club is proud to congratulate Josh on his achievement, and we all look forward to following this week’s proceedings."

Saint Lucia are an Eastern Caribbean nation who compete as members of CONCACAF, the continental governing body for North American, Central American and Caribbean football, and share a Nations League group with Guadalope, Saint Kitts & Nevis and Sint Maarten.

Over the course of this seasons competition, they will be playing for promotion into the top division of the CONCACAF Nations League, where they could face the likes of the United States, Trinidad & Tobago, Canada or Costa Rica.

Their upcoming fixtures take place on Thursday and Monday, making Solomon-Davies unavailable for Colls' home game with unbeaten NPL leaders Radcliffe on Saturday.

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