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Police United are the sole leaders in the Belikin Cup Tournament Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 April 2014 00:00

The Premier League of Belize Belikin Cup Closing Season Tournament continued over the weekend with three games across the country.

On Saturday March 29 at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan, the Police United defeated the Belize Defence Force by the score of 4-1 to take sole first place position in the tournament.

The host team Police United were the first to get onto the scoreboard when Amin August scored the 1st goal of the game in the 60th minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. The lead was further increased when Danny Jimenez scored his team’s 2nd goal of the game in the 67th minute of play for a 2-0 lead. 
 
The lead was once again extended when Clifton West scored his first of two goals in the 69th minute of play for a 3-0 lead. The Police United’s final goal of the game was scored by Clifton West in the 84th minute of play for a 4-0 lead.

For the Belize Defence Force, its only goal of the game was scored by Leonard Valdes in the 89th minute of play via a penalty kick.

On Sunday March 30, at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the visiting Belmopan Bandits and the host team the San Ignacio United played to a 1-1 draw. The Belmopan Bandits were the first to get onto the scoreboard when Woodrow West scored his team’s only goal of the game in the 34th minute of play via a penalty kick to give his team a 1-0 lead.

The Belmopan Bandits took the 1-0 lead well into the second half of the game before the San Ignacio United’s offence was able to break through the Belmopan Bandits’ defence, which allowed Edwani Muñoz to score the equalising goal in the 82nd minute of play for the draw.

In the game played at the MCC Grounds between FC Belize and Paradise/Freedom Fighters, the game ended in a 0-0 draw.