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WEEKEND FOOTBALL ACTION: Six Tournaments On

FOOTBALL action continues this weekend up until Monday 2nd December 2019. Matches are scheduled in the Saint Lucia Football Association Senior Women’s and Island Cup; the Gros Islet Football League Guardsman and Spider Cup, Veterans in Sports Inc; Veterans Tournament and the Desruisseaux Football League nine a-side Knockout Tournaments.

1. SLFA Women’s Football
Today, one match is scheduled in the Saint Lucia Football Association (SLFA) Inc. Senior Women’s Football tournament; at 2.00 p.m. the National Under 15 team plays the combined team of Anse la Raye / Roseau at the SAB Sporting Facility.

2. Gros Islet Football League/ Guardsman Invitational
The Gros Islet Football League (GIFL) will stage the second semifinal of the Guardsman sponsored Invitational Youth Tournament today at the Gros Islet playing field.

From 3.00 p.m. Northern United takes on GMC United; the winner of the Northern United / GMC United will play B 1 FC in the final. B1 FC topped the group and advanced straight to the final.

3. Gros Islet Football League/ Spider Cup
Following a break due to lighting issues at the Gros Islet playing field, football action resumes with two matches on Sunday 1st December. From 2.00 p.m., KFC GMC United plays Valley Soccer Academy and Northern United takes on Gros Islet Veterans at 4.00 p.m.

4. SLFA Island Cup
Today at the Marchand Grounds from 6.00 p.m. Dennery plays Mabouya Valley and Roseau Valley takes on Canaries at 8.00 p.m.

5. Veterans in Sports Inc.
The excitement continues this weekend with two triple headers at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds (PMG).

Today from 4.00 p.m., Soufriere Veterans take on Micoud Veterans, LaboweeConnextions play Flow Lancers FC at 6.00 p.m., and Mon Repos Sharks will come up against Vieux Fort South at 8.00 p.m.

On Sunday 1st December, from 3.00 p.m. Congorians take on Prophets and Kings; Canaries Veterans play Laborie Veterans at 5.00 p.m. and in an all Vieux Fort derby, Vieux Fort North will clash with Central Vieux Fort at 7.00 p.m.

6. Desruisseaux Football League
The Desruisseaux Football League/ SLFA nine a side knockout competition continues today (Saturday 30th) from 4.00 p.m. One game is on the cards: Green Monster takes on Blanchard United at the AnseGer playing field.

SLFA Women’s Football
On Monday 2nd December, in the Senior Women’s Championship at the Marchand Grounds, from 6.00 p.m. Central Castries will come up against Marchand / Gros Islet combined and Soufriere takes on Mabouya Valley / Dennery at 8.00 p.m.

At the Phillip Marcellin Grounds (PMG) from 6.00 p.m., Vieux Fort North (VFN) plays Anse la Raye / Roseau and Vieux Fort South (VFS) takes on Canaries at 8.00 p.m.

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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