Press Release:– The Castries Football Council – CFC, last weekend hosted another full slate of matches as round 5 was played at the La Clery Playing Field.
The Under 11 division kicked off the weekends action with two matches on Saturday.
Nyah FC made light work of VSADC with a 6-0 drubbing. Edson Nicholas scored 2 while Sunick Biroo, Carter Clauzel, Brandon Williams, and Zidan Augustin each scored 1 goal.
In the second match First Touch Pioneers was determined to take all 3 points against Flow Lancers FC. Flow Lancers FC had to come from two goals down to record a 2-2 draw.
Pioneers opened the scoring through #7 Enrique Roberts, the only goal in the first half. Early in the second half Curtrel Francois made it 2 nil in what seemed to be a first defeat for the unbeaten Flow Lancers outfit.
However, the inspirational Torres Harris pulled on back before Mickel St. Clair netted the equalizer in the dying moments.
The Under 15 division was just was exciting. In the first match VSADC came up against GMC and at half time the deadlock had not been broken. All the goals came in the second with GMCs Joshua George opening the scoring just after the restart.
Goals from Kerval Cenac and Mikel Castang in quick succession gave GMC a 3-nil lead before a potential comeback from VSADC. Jabari Etienne and Messiah Pinel pulled VSADC within one but in the dying moments Michael Justin sealed the game for GMC which finished 4-2.
Flow Lancers FC and First Touch Pioneers were involved in the second encounter. From the start it was all Flow Lancers FC and it was only a matter of time before the deadlock was broken. That first goal came in the first half through Michal Daniel.
The scored was doubled in the second half to a busy Nayo Matthews. The final goal in the match came from a brilliant left footed shot from outside the 18 yard box. That goal was the second that central defender Dante Gregg has scored in the tournament.
First Touch Pioneer and Flow Lancers FC would meet again in the Under 13 division on Sunday. The final score was 2-0 in favour of Flow Lancers FC. The goal scorers were Vernroy “Pickles” Alfred and D’Andre Preville.
The other Under 13 battle was not much of a battle as VSADCs two teams each other. The match ended 4-0 in favour of the Sharks over the Dolphins. Armani Lesmond was the lone goal scorer in the first half. Jean Quan John, Messiah Pinel and Mikkel Valcin got in on the action scoring one a piece.
The Under 18s closed off the weekend with some brilliant displays after lunch on Sunday. First off it was VSADC and New Generation doing battle.
National Under 15 player Keegan Caul scored a hattrick and the winner to send VSADC past the Babonneau outfit. Akil Gabril netted the other for VSADC. It ended 4-3. New Generation opened the scoring and actually led 3-1 at one stage. New Generation goals came from Yanic Noel, Baggio Edwards and Darren Edwards. Yanic Noel earned himself a red card late in the game.
The weekends final match was also one to watch. Flow Lancer FC and First Touch Pioneers in the Under 18 division. Kyle Serville opened the scoring the 26th minute to send Pioneer into the half time break in the lead.
That lead disappeared just after the break through a penalty taken by Jared Desir. Pioneers took their lead back through Kenan St. Omer and it looked like the winner for Pioneers but that was not to be. Late in the game beautifully waited corner kick from Jared Desir met the head of the shortest man in the park to record 2-2 draw. Andrez Daniel managed to climb above everyone else to score a thundering headed and steal a point from the match. Both teams created chances in the later stages.