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Northern Zone Under – 23 Heats Up

FOOTBALL action in the Northern Zone Under -23 Football Tournament continues, tomorrow with two games at the Gros Islet Playing Field. Trois Piton will play Sun Risers FC, and FC Pioneers will take on LA All Stars at 7:00 p.m.

On Saturday, two games were played at the Sab Sporting Facility. In game one Flow Lancers FC were up against Big Players. At the half time whistle the score was 0 – 0. On the resumption following the break Big Players took the lead in the 60th minute courtesy Andrew Remy. Five minutes later Lancers responded with a goal from Shanville Gaston and another from Jamal Albert in the 67th minute to claim all three points.

Game No. 2 featured Super J Northern United up against LA All Stars. The first half ended also 0 – 0 but Super J Northern United took the lead with goals from Armis Gilbert in the 53rd and 56th minutes and another by their prolific striker Troy Greenidge in the 67th to secure the win.

The action continued on Sunday with four games at the Sab Playing field and the Gros Islet Playing Field.

At the Sab in the first encounter that featured FC Pioneers and rivals Nyah. FC Pioneers nosed ahead in the second half with a goal from Antoine Wilfred to seal the deal and collect all three points.

Game No. 2 featured Sun Risers FA against Valley Soccer Club. The first half ended with Valley Soccer leading 1 – 0 with a goal from Emmery Edward in the 13th minutes. ASC found the back of the nets a second time to extend their lead courtesy Michael Marcellin in the 32nd minute and that’s how it stayed till the end.

At the Gros Islet Playing Field the first game featured Dominators FC against Trois Piton FC, Dominators FC took the lead in the first half with a goal from Aurillien in the 6th minute, but Trois Piton FC equalized in the 48th minute with a goal from Helick Mathurin and then took the lead with a goal from Jamil Danie in the 59th minute. At the end of the encounter Trois Piton FC won 2-1.

In the second game, GMC had the better of VSADC 1 – 0; Adam Gaston put GMC ahead in the 10th minute. The second half saw both teams stepping up the tempo, but failing to convert their many chances into a goal. At the end of regulation time Gaston’s first half goal proved too much for VSADC.

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