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FC Belize to face Police United in Premier League Football championship Print E-mail
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Friday, 17 May 2013 00:00

The closing season for the Premier League of Belize Football Competition is fast coming to an end. The semi-final round of the championship came to an end on Sunday May 12th, 2013 at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town when the Police United team eliminated the Belize Defence Force by the score of 2-1. 

The first half of the game ended 0-0 and it was until the second half that both teams were able to score. The visiting Police United was able to get onto the scoreboard first when Daniel Jimenez scored the 1st of his 2 goals in the 50th minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. However, that lead was short -lived when Byrone Usher scored the equalizing goal for his team in the 60th minute of play.

With the game fast winding down, Daniel Jimenez struck again when he landed his 2nd goal of the game in the 88th minute of play for a 2-1 lead that eventually proved to be the margin of victory for the Police United Team. This is the third seasons in as many that the Police United Team will appear in the championship game.

Meanwhile on Saturday, May 11th, at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan, the visiting FC Belize eliminated the defending champions and the tournament’s favourite the Belmopan Bandits from appearing in the championship with a 0-0 draw.

The championship round will commence this Sunday, May 19th, at the MCC Grounds beginning at 4:00 pm between the Police United Team and the Belize City based FC Belize.