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$20,000 Football Showdown Tomorrow

Gros Islet vs V Fort South In Super League Final.

The Phillip Marcellin Grounds that successful staged the Windward Islands Men’s Football Tournament this past week will come alive again tomorrow when the St.Lucia Football Association sponsored Vizions Entertainment / Michel’s Electrical Super League Knock Out Tournament comes to an end.

With $20,000.00 up for grabs for the championship team Canaries will play Soufriere for the third place silverware from 6:00 p.m. then home Vieux Fort South will play Gros Islet from 8:00 p.m. to determine who will be crowned Champions.

The two teams made it to the finals with wins over Soufriere and Canaries this past Sunday.

The Gros Islet squad reads – Randy Poleon, Otev Lawrence, John Perry Joseph, David Sam, Jerlan Gustave, Veto Lawrence, Everton Lambert, Vard Daniel, Eden Charles, Aramis Lorde, Troy Greenidge, Rico Daniel, Elijah Louis, Melvin Doxilly, Caster James, Elum Joseph, Nicholas Lawrence and Jonas Marius.

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The Vieux Fort South squad reads – Justin Joseph, Bernard Edward, Sarn Savery, Bashan Classe, Kimlan Mason, Andre Stephen, Gregson President, Thurston Joseph, Antonio Joseph, Dwayne Charles, Shem Savery, Prim Mc Farlane, Antonio Kudd, Jason Joseph, Kern Joseph, Liam Savery, Noah Nicholas, Roy Lionel and David Edward.

In the double header semi finals played at the same venue, Gros Islet made light work of Soufriere. David Sam put Gros Islet ahead in the 8th minute followed up by two goals from the tournament goal leader Troy Greenidge in the 21st and 61st minutes taking his tally to 8 in three matches. Elijah Louis sored in the 72nd minute and Nicolas Lawrence sealed the deal when he got one past the Soufriere custodian in the 88th minute. Nixon David scored twice for Soufriere, but his effort was just not enough as Gros Islet nosed ahead 5 – 2 at the final whistle.

In game No. 2, Vieux Fort South left no stone unturned in front of their home support as they powered their way to a 3 – 1 win over Canaries. The boys from the west coast failed in their attempt to secure their place in the finals as the trio of Andre Stephen, Noah Nicolas and Thurston Joseph all scored to secure the final spot. David Henry was Canaries lone goal scorer in the 28th minute of play. (ADeB)

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