Den Amstel maintained their unbeaten run in Stag Beer sponsored West Demerara Football Association (WDFA) Senior League, overcoming Eagles 3-2 yesterday at the Den Amstel ground.
The contest, played in front of a sizeable crowd, got off to the worst possible start for the home side as Eagles took the lead in the sixth minute through a Alonzo Henry conversion.
The hosts equalised through Alister Lynch who found the back of the net in the 19th minute. Den Amstel then grabbed the lead for the first time in the affair as Kevon Ward made his presence felt with a goal in the 32nd minute.
However, the visitors clawed their way back into contention as Henry recorded his second goal one minute before the halftime interval to level the match at 2-2.
Despite having the momentum on their side entering the second half, Eagles failed to capitalise on their opportunities. In the end this proved to be their downfall as Den Amstel grabbed the winner through Lynch, who sealed his brace in the 67th minute.
It was Den Amstel’s sixth win of the championship and they now have 19 points and remain atop the standings.
it was only the second loss for Eagles who remain in the fourth position on 10 points.
The opening fixture witnessed Stewartville FC defeating Vege Boyz via walkover. With the favourable result, Stewartville occupies the sixth position on 10 points while the losers remain in 10th position on three points.