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.
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.