Belmopan Bandits open its lead in Premier League Competition Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 April 2013 00:00

Belmopan BanditsThe Premier League of Belize Closing Season Tournament for 2013 continued over the last weekend with a number of games across the country.

On Saturday April 13, out at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan, the defending champions and the current leaders in this year’s competition the Belmopan Bandits blanked FC Belize by the score of 1-0. The only goal of the game was scored by Deon McCaulay in the 61st minute of play.

The competition then continued on Sunday April 14, with three more games. At the MCC Grounds here in Belize City, Police United also blanked Verdes FC by the score of 1-0. Devon Makin scored the only goal of the game in the 34th minute of play.

Out at the People’s Stadium in Orange Walk Town, Belize Defence Force blasted FC San Felipe Barcelona by the score of 6-0. The goals for the Belize Defence Force were scored by Shane Flores in the 45th minute of play, Harrison Tasher in the 61st, 79th and 90th minutes of play, Jeremy Gentle in the 77th minute of play and Carlton Thomas in the 85th minute of play.

Meanwhile, at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the visiting Placencia Assassins edged San Ignacio United FC by the score of 3-2. The home team San Ignacio United FC was the first to get onto the scoreboard when Joel Guzman scored the 1st goal of the game in the 4th minute of play to give his team an early lead. That lead was further increased when Carlos Vasquez scored his team 2nd goal in the 22nd minute of play. The first half of the game ended 2-0 in favour of the San Ignacio United FC Team.

It was not until well into the second half of the game that the Placencia Assassins were able to get onto the scoreboard when Dellon Torres scored his team’s 1st goal in the 80th minute of play, the 2nd goal was scored by Ashley Torres in the 90th minute of play, and then they was an own goal by Felix Miranda in the 69th minute of play.