Back Circle defeated Alberttown by a 2-0 score line when the fourth annual Mackeson Keep Your Five Alive knockout tourney officially commenced on Saturday at the California Square Tarmac in East Ruimveldt.
Andy Duke opened the scoring for the East Ruimveldt outfit in the third minute through a strike with the outside his right foot down the middle of the goal from the centre of the park.
Daniel Favourite would complete the win five minutes later, netting with a well-placed right footed strike from the centre of the field which nestled into the centre of the net.
In the opening matchup, Sophia crushed Beterverwagting (BV) by a 3-0 margin. Sheik Kamal opened the scoring in the fourth minute with a clinical right footed effort into the back of the empty net, from the centre of the tarmac.
Sibling Joshua Kamal would double their lead in the 11th minute, directing his first time effort into the net from just outside the centre of the area, after receiving a left sided pass from Shemroy Arthur.
He would complete the win nine minutes later, lashing his right footed effort from the centre of the field into the empty net. In the second matchup of the night, Albouystown-B squeaked past Turkeyen 3-2 on penalty kicks after normal time ended 0-0.
The third fixture of the evening saw Broad Street edging Riverview 3-1 on penalty kicks after normal time was unable to find a winner with the scores locked at 1-1.
Jamal Codrington opened the scoring for Riverview in the 16th minute, placing his first time right footed strike down the middle of the goal after latching onto left sided Reshawn Sandiford pass.
Broad Street would level the scores two minutes later as Kevin Griffith netted, slotting his right footed strike into the right hand corner from the left side of the field.
With penalty kicks required to decide the outcome, Broad Street would net each of their three allotted kicks to claim the win. In the fourth matchup, Parfaite Harmonie edged home side California Square 3-2 on penalty kicks after normal finished 0-0.
The final fixture of the evening witnessed Tiger Bay-A defeating Charlestown by a 2-1 margin. Rensford Coleridge opened the scoring for the winners in the second minute with an easy finish to the empty net, after stealing the ball from the final defender.
Charlestown would level the scores in the 15th minute as Dexter Marshall scored, rifling his right footed attempt into the back of the net from the right side of the field.
However Tiger Bbay would grab the go-ahead winner two minutes later as Coleridge completed his double, slotting home his effort into the left side of the goal, after collecting a left sided pass just outside the right side of the box.