Blueberry Hill FC into second round

Upper Demerara football

Blueberry Hill FC punched their ticket to the second round of the GT Beer-sponsored Upper Demerara Football Association knockout tourney, crushing Vasco FC by a 4-1 score line at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground on Wednesday.

Quacy Tafaura opened the scoring for the winners compliments of a fourth minute strike. Vasco FC would then respond in the 39th minute to level the score through a Jermin King effort. However Blueberry Hill would retake the lead four minutes later as Romel McBean scored.

Keith Gilkes would then extend their lead by two goals as he found the back of the net in the 50th minute. The win would then be sealed seven minutes later as Gavin Morsen etched his name on the scorer’s sheet.

In the other matchup of the night, Ituni Peacemakers FC overcame Block 22 Goal-Getters by a 3-1 margin on penalty kicks after normal time ended nil-all. Tourney action is slated to continue today at the same venue with a doubleheader.

In the opening fixture, Kwakwani Strikers will face off with High Stars FC from 19:00hrs while Snatchers FC of Lethem will lock horns with Topp XX from 21:00hrs in the feature showdown.