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TWO TITLES FOR NORTHERN U. – Team Takes K.O and U-23 Contests

Super J Northern United Knock Out Champions. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)
Super J Northern United Knock Out Champions. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)

SUPER J Northern United emerged champions of the Gros Islet Championship Knock Out Tournament held on Saturday when they defeated Windjammer 4 – 0 at the Gros Islet Playing Field. The following day, Northern United also carried off the Under-23 title

No goals were scored in the first half on Saturday, but the action picked up on the resumption. Super J Northern United that nosed ahead with a goal from Troy Greenidge in the 53rd minutes to send Northern United fans into celebratory mood Eden Charles made it 2 – 0 in the 72nd minute, while two late strikes from Elijah Louis in the 85th and 91st minute put the issue beyond doubt and to seal the deal for Super J Northern United.

Troy Greenidge. (PHOTO: Anthony De beauville)
Troy Greenidge. (PHOTO: Anthony De beauville)

Sunday’s Action kicked off with the 3rd place play off featuring Valley Soccer Club against Sun Risers FA In the first half Valley Soccer took the lead with a goal from Michael Marcellin in the 30th minute, but Sun Risers FA equalised in the 32nd minutes with a goal from Ulric Jackson ending the first half 1-1.

The second half was very competitive, but Valley Soccer took the lead again with a goal from Giovanni Travis in the 90th minute to win the encounter 2-1.

The grand final featured Super J Northern United against Nyah. The first saw some good defending and goal keeping and ended goalless..

The second half continued in the same vein Northern United took the lead with a goal from Ed Williams in the 74th minutes, Mc Henry Comberbach’s 81st minute strike was enough for the win.

At a brief award ceremony saw the top three teams Super J Northern United, Nyah and Valley Soccer Club received their trophies and medals, while the individual awards went to the following players Golden Gloves- Caster James – 0o Super J Northern United; Golden Boots – Troy Greenidge of Super J Northern United: MVP Finals – Troy Greenidge of Super J Northern United and Fair Play, – the Sun Risers team.

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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