Belmopan Bandits eyes national football title Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 May 2014 00:00

The Closing Season for the Premier League of Belize Belikin Cup entered its championship round on Saturday May 10 at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium between the defending champion the Belmopan Bandits and former champions Police United.

In the first game of the series, the defending champions the Belmopan Bandits blanked the visiting Police United by the score of 3-0.

The first half of the game ended in a 0-0 draw.

It was not until the second half of the game that the Belmopan Bandits were able to get onto the scoreboard. The first goal of the game was scored by Jerome James in the 53rd minutes of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. The lead was further increased when James scored his 2nd goal of the game in the 60th minute of play for a 2-0 lead. The final goal of the game was scored by Denmark Casey Jr. in the 67th minute of play for the 3-0 victory.

The Belmopan Bandits defence was able to completely and effectively shut down the big guns of the Police United Team throughout the entire game.

The second and final game in the champion-ship series will be played on Saturday May 17, 2014, at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan at 7:30 pm.