Two players of Caribbean ancestry squared off at the Super Bowl

Zach Pasca

The Caribbean islands of Grenada and St Kitts and Nevis had much to be proud of when the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs squared off at the Super Bowl as two sons of the soil were team players. 

Zach Pascal, 28, who plays as a wide receiver with the Eagles, has Grenadian roots, while Joshua Williams, who plays as a cornerback with the Chiefs, has Kittitian roots. 

Zach Pascal’s parents, Royan and Deslyn Peters, are from Grenada. In a DC News Now report they said their son’s journey started as young as 6 years old. 

Pascal played college football at Old Dominion. 

Joshua Williams

Meanwhile, Joshua Williams put his St Kitts roots on display last Sunday. His father, George Williams, is from St Kitts and Nevis.

His father George, in an interview with ABC 11 said his son started playing as young as 5 years-old. 

Williams played college football at Fayetteville State University