Slingerz, Conquerors continue unbeaten run

Slingerz and Fruta Conquerors continued their unbeaten run in the League Finale of the GFF Stag Beer Elite League, downing Georgetown Football Club (GFC) and Guyana Defence Force (GDF) respectively on Friday.

Played at the GFC ground, the West Demerara unit downed the home side 2-0 to maintain their position at the top of the standings.

Vurlon Mills opened the scoring in the 26th minute with a powerful right foot volley into the right corner after controlling a ball within the left side of the box.

Jahaal Greaves
Jahaal Greaves
Shaquille Agard
Shaquille Agard

The home side was then presented with a great chance to level the score in the 36th minute through a penalty kick but Romario Welcome’s powerful right foot shot was parried away by the diving custodian at full stretch to his right.

Trayon Bobb sealed the eventual result in the 44th minute as a left side shot from inside the box went comically through the legs of the goalkeeper.

Slingerz are on nine points from three matches while GFC remains on one point from their three fixtures.

Meanwhile, Fruta Conquerors downed the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) by a 2-1 score line in the opening contest.

Jahaal Greaves broke the deadlock for the Tucville unit in the 18th minute, tapping home from the centre of the box, after an initial strike was parried by the ‘keeper into his path.

The score became 2-0 in the 35th minute as Shaquille Agard netted, skipping past his marker before racing into the left side of the box and placing a left footed shot into the centre of the net.

GDF eventually pulled one back in the 69th minute through Delwyn Fraser who finished past the advancing ‘keeper in a one-on-one situation.

Conquerors are on seven points from three games while the GDF remain on three points from as many matches.

Action in the event is set to continue today at the GDF ground with another doubleheader. In the opening fixture 18:00hrs, GFC will oppose Buxton United while at 20:30hrs GDF will tackle Pele FC.


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