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Police United and Belmopan Bandits wins in playoffs opener Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 May 2014 00:00

The Semi-final round of Premier League of Belize Belikin Cup Tournament commenced on Saturday May 3, 2014 with 2 games on the schedule.

At the Carl Ramos Stadium in Dangriga Town, the league’s top team, Police United edged the host team the Belize Defence Force by the score of 2-1 to take a 1-0 lead in the home and away series.

The visiting Police United got on the scoreboard first when Clifton West scored the 1st goal of the game in the 31st minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. At the end of the first half of the game, the Police United enjoyed a 1-0 lead.

The Police United team took the 1-0 lead well into the second half of the game and it not until the 81st minute of play that Ambrose Thomas scored for the Belize Defence Force to even the game at 1-1. But that was short lived, as Police United offence was able to penetrate the Belize Defence Force’s defence when Danny Jimenez scored the winning goal in the 87th minute of play.

Meanwhile, at the Marshalleck Stadium in Benque Viejo Town, the Belmopan Bandits blanked the host team Verdes FC by the score of 1-0.

The goal for the Belmopan Bandits was scored by Elroy Kuylen in the 68th minute of play for the 1-0 victory.