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Verdes FC and Belmopan Bandits open Premier League of Belize Closing Season Football playoffs with a win Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

The Premier League of Belize 2016 – 2017 Closing Season Playoffs round commenced on Sunday 23rd April, with two games on the schedule.

In the game played at the MCC Grounds in Belize City, the defending champions the Belmopan Bandits defeated the Belize Defence Force by the score of 1-0.

The only goal of the game was scored by Jairo Rochez in the 89th minute of play to give his team the win.

And at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the host team Verdes FC blanked the visiting Police United by the score of 2-0.

The host team Verdes FC got on the scoreboard when Nahjib Guerra scored his team’s 1st goal of the game in the 38th minute of play to give it a 1-0 lead. The lead was extended when Jarret Davis scored the 2nd goal of the game in the 48th minute of play to give his team a 2-0 lead.

The Verdes FC defence protected the 2-0 lead and at the sound of the long whistle, it was indeed a 2-0 victory for Verdes FC and a game up in the semi-final round.

The semi-final round will continue this coming weekend with 2 more games on the schedule. On Saturday 29th April at 7:30 pm out at te Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan, the BDF FC will march against the Belmopan Bandits FC.

And on Sunday 30th April, at 4:00 pm at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the Police United FC will see action against Verdes FC.