Peter Prosper
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-11-11) 11 November 1969 (age 51)
Place of birth Trinidad and Tobago
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 United Petrotrin
1996–2003 Al Ansar
2003–2004 SWIF
2004 South Starworld Strikers
2004 San Juan Jabloteh
2004–2005 Akhaa Ahli Aley
2005 United Petrotrin
2006 San Juan Jabloteh
2007 United Petrotrin
2007–2008 Al Mabarra
2008–2009 Racing Beirut
National team
Trinidad and Tobago U23
1996–2003 Trinidad and Tobago 17 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter Prosper (born 11 November 1969) is a Trinidadian former footballer who played as a striker.

Prosper spent his club career between Trinidad and Tobago and Lebanon, playing for United Petrotrin, Al Ansar, South Starworld Strikers, San Juan Jabloteh, Akhaa Ahli Aley, Al Mabarra, and Racing Beirut. He also played for the Trinidad and Tobago national team between 1996 and 2003, representing them at the 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Early life

Prosper was a student at the Presentation College in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago.[1]

Club career

Prosper began his senior career at TT Pro League club United Petrotrin during the 1995 season.[2] After two seasons in Trinidad and Tobago, in 1996 Prosper moved to Lebanon, joining Lebanese Premier League reigning champions Al Ansar.[2] In his first season in Lebanon, Prosper won the 1996–97 league title as the competition's top goalscorer with 22 goals.[2][3] He was also nominated Al Ansar FC Player of the Year.[1] With Al Ansar, Prosper won the league title three years in a row, between 1997 and 1999, as well as the Lebanese FA Cup in 2001–02.[2]

In 2003 Prosper moved back to United Petrotrin (SWIF), before joining South Starworld Strikers in January 2004.[1] He signed for San Juan Jabloteh in October 2004,[4] scoring a hat-trick on his debut.[5] He moved back to Lebanon at Akhaa Ahli Aley for the 2004–05 season, scoring three goals,[2] before moving back to United Petronin the following season.[6] In March 2006 played for San Juan Jaboleh, before joining United Petrotrin once again the same month.[1]

He left United Petrotrin in July 2007 to return to Lebanon once again, signing with Al Mabarra;[7] he won the 2007–08 Lebanese FA Cup.[2] He ended his career with Racing Beirut in Lebanon during the 2008–09 season.[1]

International career

Prosper represented Trinidad and Tobago at under-23 level.[7] He made his senior debut for Trinidad and Tobago on 21 March 1996, in a friendly against Colombia; the match ended in a 3–0 away defeat.[8] His first goals came in the form on a brace against Saint Kitts and Nevis in the 1997 Caribbean Cup, on 13 July 1997, scoring twice to help his side win 4–0.[8]

Prosper represented Trinidad and Tobago at the 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup, coming on as a substitute against Mexico in a 4–2 defeat on 4 February 1998.[9] On 5 June 1999, he scored a hat-trick against Grenada at the 1999 Caribbean Cup; his side won the encounter 7–0.[10] Prosper earned a total of 17 international caps for Trinidad and Tobago between 1996 and 2003, scoring seven goals.[1]

Career statistics

International

Appearances and goals by national team and year[8]
National team Year Apps Goals
Trinidad and Tobago 1996 3 0
1997 5 2
1998 3 0
1999 4 4
2000 0 0
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 2 1
Total 17 7
Scores and results list Trinidad and Tobago's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Prosper goal.[8]
List of international goals scored by Peter Prosper
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 13 July 1997 Antigua Recreation Ground, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda  Saint Kitts and Nevis 3–0 4–0 1997 Caribbean Cup [11]
2 4–0
3 5 June 1999 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Grenada 2–0 7–0 1999 Caribbean Cup [10]
4 3–0
5 6–0
6 7 June 1999 Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Guadeloupe 1–0 3–2 1999 Caribbean Cup [12]
7 2 August 2003 Warner Park, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis  Saint Kitts and Nevis 2–0 2–1 Friendly [13]

Honours

Club

Ansar[2]

Mabarra[2]

Individual

Awards

Performances

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Player Profile - Peter Prosper". www.socawarriors.net.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Peter Prosper". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  3. ^ a b Mubarak, Hassanin. "Lebanon – List of Topscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  4. ^ Newsday), Joel Bailey (T&T. "Prosper in, Jemmott out of Jabloteh". Soca Warriors Online - Trinidad and Tobago Football.
  5. ^ Guardian, T&T. "Prosper prospers with his new "Striker" club". Soca Warriors Online - Trinidad and Tobago Football.
  6. ^ Gordon, Pierre (11 July 2007). "Prosper: It's great to get goals when the team needs them". Soca Warriors Online - Trinidad and Tobago Football. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  7. ^ a b Bando (ttproleague.com), Randy. "Prosper to hang up boots in Lebanon...as Petrotrin feels the pinch". Soca Warriors Online - Trinidad and Tobago Football.
  8. ^ a b c d "Matches Played by Peter Prosper". www.socawarriors.net. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Mexico 4–2 Trinidad and Tobago". www.socawarriors.net. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  10. ^ a b "Trinidad and Tobago 7–0 Grenada". www.socawarriors.net. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  11. ^ "St. Kitts and Nevis 4–2 Trinidad and Tobago". www.socawarriors.net. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Trinidad and Tobago 3–2 Guadeloupe". www.socawarriors.net. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  13. ^ Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Saint Kitts & Nevis vs. Trinidad & Tobago (1:2)". www.national-football-teams.com. Retrieved 12 August 2020.