ESPN, Future Stars & Lot-20 secure quarter-final berths

Ballers in the Summer Street Football

ESPN, Future Stars, and Lot-20 secured their respective quarterfinal berths, when the 3rd Annual Xtra Beer ‘Ballers in the Summer’ Street Football Championship group stage commenced, on Friday at the Pouderoyen Tarmac.

Future Stars secured hard-fought wins over Tigerbay and Samaroo Dam, respectively. The youthful Georgetown unit defeated Samaroo Dam 3-2 on penalty kicks after regulation time ended 0-0 in their first match.

They then defeated Tigerbay 1-0 through a Jamal Cozier effort in the fourth minute. Similarly, Lot-20 downed Back Circle 1-0. An own goal in the fifth minute settled the outcome.

Lot-20 returned in the second round to defeat Tucville 3-2 on penalty kicks, following a scoreless regulation time period.

On the other hand, relative newcomer ESPN edged Hustlers 1-0 through a Kevon Lythcott strike in the sixth minute, before downing Dave and Celina’s All-stars 2-1 on sudden death penalty kicks in their second fixture. The score prior to the penalty shoot-out was 0-0.

Jermaine Junior (left) of Tucville attempting to dribble a Silver Bullets player during the opening fixture of the group stage in the 3rd Annual Xtra Beer ‘Ballers in the Summer’ Street Football Championship at the Pouderoyen Tarmac

In other results, Showstoppers downed Tajoe’s Admiral United 1-0. Marvin Josiah scored in the 11th minute. Dave and Celina’s All-Stars dismissed Bagotstown Warriors 2-0.

Kenard Simon and Joel McKinnon scored in the fourth and 12th minute apiece. Identically, Silver Bullets riddled Tucville 2-0 led by a Damion Williams brace in the 10th and 23rd minute.

Back Circle downed Silver Bullets 1-0 via a Jermaine Beckles strike in the ninth minute.

Bagotstown downed Hustlers 2-1 on penalty kicks, after normal time ended 0-0, while Tajoe’s Admiral United squeaked past Agricola 2-0 on penalty kicks, following a scoreless regulation time interval.

Tigerbay edged Gully Side 1-0 on penalty kicks following a scoreless fixture, while Agricola needled Speed Boat 2-1. Collis Samuels netted in the third and 10th minute for the winner, while Amoniki Buntin scored in the seventh minute for the loser.


Complete List of Results

Game-1: Silver Bullets vs Tucville 2-0; Damion Williams-10th, 23rd

Game-2: Lot-20 vs Back Circle 1-0; Own Goal-5th

Game-3: Dave and Celina’s All-Stars vs Bagotstown Warriors 2-0; Kenard Simon-4th,

Joel McKinnon-12th

Game-4: Tajoe’s Admiral United vs Showstoppers 0-1; Marvin Josiah-11th

Game-5: Future Stars vs Samaroo Dam 0-0; F/Stars 3-2 on PKs

Game-6: Hustlers vs ESPN 0-1; Kevon Lythcott-6th

Game-7: Agricola vs Speed Boat 2-1; Agricola: Collis Samuels-3rd, 10th, Speed Boat Amoniki Buntin-7th

Game-8: Tigerbay vs Gully Side 0-0, Tigerbay 1-0, SDPKs


2nd Round

Game-1: Back Circle vs Silver Bullets 1-0; Jermaine Beckles-9th

Game-2:  Tucville vs Lot-20 0-0; Lot-20 won 3-2 on PKs

Game-3: ESPN vs Dave & Celina’s All-Stars 0-0; ESPN 2-1 on SDPKs

Game-4: Future Stars-1 vs Tigerbay-0; Jamal Cozier-4th

Game-5: Bagotstown Warriors vs Hustlers 0-0; Warriors 2-1 on PKs

Game-6: Agricola vs Tajoe’s Admiral Utd 0-0; Tajoe 2-0 on PKs

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