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Placencia Assassins and Belmopan Bandits at Top of the PLB standings Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00

Dion McCauley scored City Boys 2 goalsThe Premier League of Belize Football Competition continued over the last weekend with 6 games across the country.

On Saturday, October 6th, at the Michael Ashcroft Stadium in Independence Village, the host team Paradise/Freedom Fighters edged the visiting San Pedro Seadogs by the score of 3-1. The Paradise/Freedom Fighters got on the scoreboard first when Alexander Peters scored his team’s 1st goal of the game in the 41st minute of play for a 1-0 lead. The lead was further increased when Victor Franco scored his team’s 2nd goal in the 43rd minute of play.

The first half of the game ended 2-0 in favour of the Paradise/Freedom Fighters. In the second half of the game, the Paradise/Freedom Fighters were able to score once more when Onest Martinez scored his team’s 3rd and final goal of the game in the 87th minute of play.

Meanwhile, the visiting San Pedro Seadogs was able to get on the scoreboard when Mario Chimal scored his team’s only goal of the game in the 90th minute of play.

At the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan, the Police United squad handed FC Belize its first defeat of the 2012 campaign when it blanked them by the score of 3-0. The Police United squad got on the scoreboard when Danny Jimenez scored the 1st of 2 goals in the 17th minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. In fact, that was the only goal really needed however, Evan Mariano scored his team’s 2nd goal of the game in the 43rd minute of play.  The final goal of the game was scored by Danny Jimenez in the 77th minutes of play.

Out at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, San Felipe Barcelona FC edged San Ignacio United by the score of 2-1. The home team San Ignacio United got on the scoreboard first when Carlos Vasquez scored his team’s only goal of the game in the 15th minute of play for the lead.

San Ignacio United FC took that lead well into the second half of the game but the visiting FC San Felipe Barcelona was able to get onto the scoreboard. FC San Felipe Barcelona was able to get onto the scoreboard when Oscar Acevedo scored his 1st of 2 goals in the 75th minute of play to tie the score at 1-1. Acevedo then scored what proved to be the winning goal in the 75th minute of play.

Meanwhile, at the Marshalleck Stadium in Benque Viejo, the Belmopan Bandits blanked the home team Verdes FC by the score of 2-0.  The visiting Belmopan Bandits goals were scored by Jacinto Bermudez in the 85th minute of play and Edmond Pandy, Jr., in the 87th minute of play for the win.

On Sunday, October 7th, at the Placencia Football Field in Placencia Village, the defending champions Placencia Assassins blanked the Belize Defence Force by the score of 1-0. The only goal of the game was scored by Ashley Torres in the 90+ minutes of the play for the win.

In the game played at the MCC Grounds in Belize City, RG City Boys United also defeated Juventus by the score of 2-0. The goals for RG City Boys United were scored by Deon McCaulay in the 19th and 62nd minutes of play.