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Belmopan Bandits Number One Seed into The Playoffs Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 April 2013 00:00

The regular season for the Premier League of Belize Closing Season Tournament will come to an end over this coming weekend with a number of games on the schedule. However, the tournament continued over the last weekend with four games on the schedule.

On Saturday, April 20th, out at the Marshalleck Stadium in Benque Viejo Town, the home team Verdes FC blanked FC San Felipe Barcelona by the score of 1-0. The only goal of the game was scored by Julio Ayala in the 76th minute of play to give his team the big victory and some hope of making it to the next round of the competition.

On Sunday, April 21st, at the MCC Grounds, FC Belize shut out San Ignacio United FC by the score of 4-0. The goals for FC Belize were scored by Stephen Baizar in the 25th, 31st, and 57th minutes of play and Avian Crawford in the 68th minute of play.

At the Placencia Football Field in Placencia, the home team Placencia Assassins FC edged the defending champions and current leaders in this Closing Season Tournament by the score of 2-1.  The home team Placencia Assassins were the first to get on the scoreboard when Ashley Torres scored the 1st goal of the game in the 44th minute of play to give his team an early lead. That lead was further extended when Kareem Haylock scored his team’s 2nd goal in the 71st minute of play for a 2-1 lead. In fact, that goal proved to be the margin of victory for the Placencia Assassins.

The visiting Belmopan Bandits was able to get onto the scoreboard when Jerome James scored his team’s only goal in the 89th minute of play to cut the deficit to one goal. However, at the sound of the long whistle it was indeed a 2-1 victory for the Placencia Assassins.

And at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the Belize Defence Force edged the Police Untied by the score of 2-1. The goals for the Belize Defence Force were scored by Shane Flores in the 31st and 55th minute of play, while the goal for the Police United squad was scored by Trevor Lennon in the 88th minute of play.