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SLFA UNDER-14s: Semifinal Round Today In Grande Riviere, Dennery

NATIONAL football returns to the Grande Riviere playing field in Mabouya Valley today, as the Saint Lucia Football Association, in collaboration with Daher Broadcasting Service/Sports Saint Lucia Online, jointly stage the Inter-District Under-14 semi-finals.

The 2018/2019 U14 Tournament started with 14 district teams, with only four advancing to the semifinal.

Image: (L-R) Central Castries all set to play defending champions Gros Islet. (PHOTO: CD)
(L-R) Central Castries all set to play defending champions Gros Islet. (PHOTO: CD)

From 2.00 p.m. defending champions Gros Islet takes on a strong Central Castries team at 4.00 p.m.; In Game 2, Marchand plays home team Mabouya Valley. Both matches are expected to be keenly contested.

Three teams topped their group undefeated in the Group stages of the tournament.

In Group 1, Central Castries with 12 points out of four games, on their way to the semifinal round of the tournament, scored 29 goals as they totally out played all teams in their group.

For Central Castries, Kegan Caul left nothing to chance as he scored 12 goals to see his team through.

Mabouya Valley also went undefeated in the Group stages scoring 13 goals while conceding only one goal in Group 2.

The boys from the East coast also enjoyed defeating the defending champions, Gros Islet 5-0.

Marchand was the third team to go undefeated scoring 27 goals from only three games in Group 3.

Defending Champions Gros Islet are still alive in the tournament after completing their third win against a strong Soufriere squad. They emerged as the second best team in the tournament earning a spot in the semifinal.

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