Beacons FC, Monedderlust sweep into semifinals

Berbice 8-aside Football Championship

Beacons FC and Monedderlust stormed their way into the semifinal round of the GT Beer Berbice 8-aside Football Championship, crushing Golden Stars and Arsenal respectively, on Sunday.

Hosted at the Scott’s School ground, New Amsterdam (NA), Beacons made light work of Golden Stars, winning by a 4-0 scoreline in a lopsided affair.

It was the Deon Alfred show, as the diminutive attacker recorded a hat-trick to ensure his team’s passage to the final four stage.

Alfred opened the scoring in the 19th minute, before emerging star Travis Lyken doubled the advantage with a 30th minute shot.

The scoreline ballooned once more, as Alfred recorded his second moments later in the 30th+1 minute.

The scoreline was completed in the 57th minute, as Alfred clinched a deserved hat-trick.

Meanwhile, Monedderlust FC crushed Arsenal 2-0 led by the sibling duo of Kelvin and Jamal Joseph.

The older Kelvin Joseph broke the deadlock via a 19th minute conversion. Not to be outdone, Jamal Joseph sealed the win, via a 25th+1 minute conversion.

The tournament resumes on Friday, December 22nd at the same venue with the final two quarterfinal matches.

In the opening match at 19:30hrs, Georgetown Police will take aim at Rosignol United. The second match will pit Edinburgh Gunners against Black Sharks from 21:00hrs.

Winner of the event will receive $500,000 and the championship trophy, while the runner-up will pocket $300,000 and the corresponding accolade.

On the other hand, the third place finisher will receive $100,000 and a trophy.

On the individual side, the Highest Goal Scorer and the Best Goalkeeper will pocket $50,000 each. The tournament is also sponsored by Fly Jamaica.

Complete Results

Game-1

Monedderlust-2 vs Arsenal-0

Kelvin Joseph-19th

Jamal Joseph-25th+1

  Game-2

Beacons-4 vs Golden Stars-0

Deon Alfred-19th, 30th+1 and 57th

Travis Lyken-30th

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