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IT’S MABOUYA – Champions of Super League Football

Sports Minister Shawn Edward Presenting Championship Trophy To Mabouya Valley Captain. [Photo: Anthony De Beauville]
Sports Minister Shawn Edward Presenting Championship Trophy To Mabouya Valley Captain. [Photo: Anthony De Beauville]
MABOUYA Valley emerged champions of the St.Lucia Football Association Super League Tournament on Saturday evening when they defeated home team Soufriere at the Mini Stadium.

The match was played before a vocal crowd of supporters. Adding an extra favour to the already electrifying atmosphere was a four man rhythm section that keep the crowd that included his counterpart parliamentary representative for Soufriere Harold Dalsonand for Denney North Shawn Edward entertained.

On the field of play the boys from Mabouya Valley had a 4 – 3 win over Soufriere after leading 2 – 1 at half time.

The second saw both teams stepping up the tempo a few notches despite the muddy outfield. The goal scores for Mabouya Valley No. 8 Vernon Abbott with two and one each for Darren Edole and Jason Jn Louis. For Soufriere the goal scores were Troy Simon, Eden Charlery and Curtis Nicholas.

Champions celebrate. [Photo: Anthony De Beauville]
Champions celebrate. [Photo: Anthony De Beauville]
In the third place play off Canaries breezed past Mon Repos 4 – 1.The half time score 1 – 1. The goal scores for Canaries No.14 David Henry in the 7th minute, No.2 Bradley Tisson 52nd minute, Titus Shepherd 82nd minute and No.7 Robert Regis 86 minute (penalty kick). For Mon Repos No.10 Sylvester Stephen in the 44 minute was the lone goal scorer.

Following the two encounters a brief awards ceremony was held – Canaries received the third place trophy / bronze medals. Soufriere second place trophy / silver medals, Mabouya Valley championship trophy / goal medal, MVP of the final was Darren Edole, best goal keeper was Iran Cassius (Mabouya Valley).

Anthony De Beauville is The VOICE Publishing Company’s multi-award winning sports journalist. He works closely with a number of sports federations including the Department of Youth Development and Sports, the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee and other organizations.

He covers and contributes articles highlighting the areas of international, regional, national, community based clubs and schools sporting activities. There is never an off day as he stays busy... Read full bio...

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