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Freedom Fighters early leaders in Premier League Closing Season Print E-mail
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Friday, 18 January 2019 00:00

The Premier League of Belize 2018-2019 Closing Season commenced on Saturday 12th January, 2019 with a single game played out at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium between the three time defending champions Bandits Sports and Wagiya FC. The game ended in a 0-0 draw.

On Sunday 13th January, there were three games on the schedule across the country.

At the Victor Sanchez Union Stadium in Punta Gorda Town, the host team Freedom Fighters FC defeated the visiting Police United FC by the score of 3-1. The Freedom Fighters were the first to make it onto the scoreboard when Allan Barillas scored the 1st goal of the game in the 33rd minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. The Freedom Fighters’ defence was able to protect the slim lead that they were able to take well into the second half of the game.

Alexander Peters scored the Freedom Fighters 2nd goal of the game in 69th minute of play to increase his team’s lead by a score of 2-0. However, the visiting Police United FC was able to cut the deficit by a goal when Carlton Thomas penetrated the Freedom Fighters’ defence and scored his team’s only goal of the game in the 81st minute of play.

The Freedom Fighters were not distracted by the Carlton Thomas’ goal and came roaring back with a goal of its own when Tarel Flores scored his team’s 3rd and final goal of the game in the 90th minute of play for the 3-1 victory.

At the MCC Grounds, the visiting Assassins Altitude edged out the BDF FC by the score of 2-1. The Assassins Altitude was the first to make it onto the scoreboard when Moguel Garcia scored the 1st goal of the game in the 48th minute of play to give his team a 1-0 lead. The lead was extended when Rene Leslie scored his team’s 2nd goal of the game in the 50th minute of play for a 2-0 lead.

The BDF FC then made it a 2-1 score when Camilo Sanchez scored the only goal of the game for his team in the 61st minute of play. At the sound of the long whistle, it was indeed a 2-1 victory for the visiting Assassins Altitude.

Meanwhile, in the last game of the day played out at the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio Town, between the home team Verdes FC and the visiting San Pedro Pirates FC, the host team Verdes FC blanked the San Pedro Pirates by the score of 1-0.

The only goal of the game was scored by Elroy Smith in the 87th minute of play to give Verdes FC the win.

The competition will continue this coming weekend with four more games on the schedule.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 January 2019 14:53
 
Belize Athletics Association to hold Annual General Assembly Print E-mail
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Friday, 18 January 2019 00:00

The Belize Athletics Association (BAA) will be holding its Annual General Assembly on Saturday, 2nd February, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Edward P. Yorke High School, Princess Margaret Drive.

All members are required to pay their annual dues on or before the 2nd February, 2019.

The closing date for all proposed motions or other items of business is the 25th January, 2019 and are to be submitted to Ms. Josephine Flowers, Secretary, at Edward P. Yorke High School, Belize City, Belize.

The following agenda will be used to discuss the business of the Association at the AGA:

(i)Prayer

(ii)Minutes of the Previous Annual General Meeting.

(iii)Matters arising out of the Minutes.

(iv)The consideration and adoption of the Annual Report.

(v)The consideration and adoption of the Treasurer’s financial statements.

(vi)The appointment of an Auditor.

(vii)Consideration of Motions and Resolutions.

(viii)Any other business.

 


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