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Wednesday, 12 April 2017 00:00

The Premier League of Belize Closing Season Tournament continued over the last weekend with a number of games on the schedule.

The competition continued on Sunday 9th April, 2017 with two more games on the schedule. At the MCC Grounds in Belize City, the visiting Verdes FC whitewash the home team Belize Defence Force by the score of 3-0. The goals for Verdes FC were scored by Carlos Vasquez in the 55th minute of play, Gilroy Thurton in the 60th minute of play and Darrel Myvette in the 90+2 minute of play for the big victory.

And at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, Police United FC edged out the visiting FC Belize by the score of 3-2. The visiting FC Belize was the first onto the scoreboard when Russel Cassanova scored the 1st goal of the game in the 40th minute of play for the 1-0 lead. However, that lead was short lived, as Daniel Jimenez scored the equalising goal via a penalty kick in the 44th minute of play to tie the score at 1-1.  So the first half of the game ended in a 1-1 tie.

In the second half of the game, Jalen Myers scored the 2nd goal for Police United in the 58th minute of play to give it a 2-1 lead. In the 70th minute of play, FC Belize tied the score at 2-2 when Rodrigo Vasquez was able to score for his team. Meanwhile, the final goal of the game was scored by Andres Makin in the 75th minute of play which gave Police United the 3-2 victory.

On Saturday 8th April out at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan, the defending champions and the league’s leading Belmopan Bandits won over the Freedom Fighters by the score of 4-1. The host team Belmopan Bandits were the first to make it onto the scoreboard when Aloisio Teixiera scored the 1st of his 3 goals in the 6th minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. The lead was further increase when Aloisio Teixiera scored his 2nd goal of the game via a penalty kick in the 31st minute of play for a 2-0 lead. The first half of the game ended 2-0 in favour of the host team the Belmopan Bandits.

In the second half of the game, the visiting Freedom Fighters was able to penetrate the Belmopan Bandits defence which allowed Jarren Lambey to score via a penalty kick in the 52nd minute of play to cut the deficit to 1 goal. However, that was short lived when Jairo Rochez scored his team’s 3rd goal of the game in the 56th minute of play to give his team a 3-1 lead.

The Belmopan Bandits final goal of the game was scored by Aloisio Teixiera in the 90+1 minute of play for the 4-1 victory.

At the Michael Ashcroft Stadium in Independence Village, the host team Placencia Assassins FC blank Wagiya FC by the score of 2-0.

The goals for the Placencia Assassins were scored by Dellon Torres in the 73rd minute of play and Luis Torres in the 88th minute of play.