The Bermuda Football Association (BFA) is proud to announce National Team players Reece Jones Jr. and Rahzir Smith-Jones have signed an agreement with Hartley Wintney FC at the Clyde Best Centre of Excellence. Hartley Wintney FC is a semi-professional football club based in Hartley Wintney, England, and is currently a member of the Southern League Premier Division South.
Ross Weatherstone, General Manager of the International Development Academy UK (IDA) and joint 1st Team Manager of Hartley Wintney FC along with Ty Newton, is on the island to sign the players to the club. “Reece and Rahzir have been in the Academy program for the last season,” said Weatherstone. “They both deserve the opportunity, and I am excited to see what they can achieve.”
“We are trying to generate pathways for future athletes,” Weatherstone added. He is also here to meet with BFA President Mark Wade and SMNT Head Coach Kyle Lightbourne to monitor other athletes as the IDA is currently looking at 10 Bermudian players in the academy.