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U-14 Football This Weekend In Mabouya Valley

Image: Some of the action midway into the second half between Togetherness Youth and Survivals. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)
Image: Some of the action midway into the second half between Togetherness Youth and Survivals. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)
Some of the action midway into the second half between Togetherness Youth and Survivals. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)

FOOTBALL action in the 2016 EC Global / Mabouya Valley Under – 20 Football Tournament takes a break this weekend to accommodate the Mabouya Valley Under – 14 tournament sponsored by the District Representative Shawn Edward.

Today, Aux Lyons United play Survivals at Grande Ravine.

On Sunday Chester’s take on Monarch at Grand Ravine and RY.O come up against Togetherness Youth at Richfond. All three matches will commence 4:00 p.m.

Meanwhile, a whopping thirty eight goals have been scored in the first week of the EC Global Under – 20 competition. On Thursday, Chester’s Sports Club defeated Rovers United Sports Club 1 – 0 and Togetherness Youth Sports Club defeated R.YO 3 – 0.

On Wednesday, Survivals Sports Club destroyed Monarch Sports Club 7-1, with striker Cassie Janvier scoring six goals and Jeanlene Jn. Baptiste scoring one.

In the other game played at the La Ressource playing field, Aux-Lyons United could not have asked for a better start to their title defence as they brutalized Young Generations with a 9 – 0 victory margin. Scoring for Aux-Lyons United were NilbertJn Louis with four goals, Sherwin Simon and Leus Alphonse with two goals each and Rick Jack, one.

On Tuesday, ten goals were scored in two matches. At the La Ressource playing field R.Y.O and the Mabouya Valley Under – 20 representative team played to a 1-1 draw; R.Y.O’s defender Fleming James gave the Mabouya Valley Under – 20 the lead via an own goal in the fifth minute, while Liam James scored the equalizer for R. Y.O. in the 78th minute.

In the other encounter played at the Grand Riviere playing field, Chester’s Sports Club made a bold statement in their opening match as they demolished next door neighbour Pumas Sports Club 6 – 2.

On Monday, Rovers United Sports Club comprehensively defeated Young Generations Sports Club by a 4 – 0 margin at the La Resource playing; scoring for Rovers United were Zachary Edwin in the 38th and 62nd minute, Kervin Francois in the 40th minute and Stephen Gustave in the 60th minute.

At the same venue on Sunday, the tournament’s opening game resulted in Togetherness Youth Sports Club edging out Survivals Sports Club 2 – 1 in a match reduced to 80 minutes due to a late start and early natural fading light.

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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