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Police United maintains lead in Premier League Belikin Cup Tournament Print E-mail
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Thursday, 10 April 2014 00:00

The Closing Tournament for the Belikin Cup of the Premier League of Belize continued over the last week of play with three games across the country.

On Saturday April 5, at the Marshalleck Stadium in Benque Viejo Town, the home team Verdes FC edged the Belmopan Bandits by the score of 2-1. The home team Verdes FC got on the scoreboard first when Nahjib Guerra scored the 1st goal of the game in the 37th minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. It was until the closing minutes of the first half of the game that the visiting Belmopan Bandits were able to get onto the scoreboard when Elroy Kuylen scored the equalizing goal for his team in the 40th minute of play.

 The first half of the game ended 1-1 in a draw.

In the second half of the game, the Verdes FC was able to penetrate the defence of the Belmopan Bandits, when Jamil Cano scored his team’s 2nd and final goal of the game in the 84th minute of play for the 2-1 victory.

On Sunday April 6, at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, the San Ignacio United FC and FC Belize played to a 2-2 draw. The visiting FC Belize was able to get onto the scoreboard first when Jarret Davis scored the 1st of his two goals in the 41st minute of play to give his team a temporary lead. However, the lead was short lived as the home team the San Ignacio United FC got onto the scoreboard when Anthony Gonzalez scored the equalizing goal in the 43rd minute of play.

The first half of the game ended in a 1-1 draw.

In the second half of the game, the home team San Ignacio United untied the score when Anthony Gonzalez scored his 2nd goal of the game in the 60th minute of play to give his team a temporary 2-1 lead. The team then maintained that lead for an extended period of time and it was not until the 87th minute of play when Jarret Davis scored his 2nd and final goal of the game to tie the score at 2-2 again and a draw.

And at the Toledo Union Field in Punta Gorda Town, the Belize Defence Force blanked the Paradise/Freedom Fighters by the score of 2-0. The goals for the Belize Defence Force were scored by Steven Martinez in the 12th minute of play and the second goal was scored by Shane Flores in the 81st minute of play.