The Guyana Police Force (GPF) arrested Victoria Kings, while Buxton United edged New Amsterdam (NA) United, when the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Super 16 Year-end Classic’, continued on Friday.
It was a clinical performance from GPF, who embarrassed their ‘Elite League’ counterpart compliments of a 5-1 scoreline at a waterlogged Buxton Community ground, East Coast Demerara.
Guest players Gregory Richardson and Daniel Wilson made immediate impact in their new surroundings, recording three of the five goals scored by the lawmen.
Richardson found the back of the net in the 72nd and 85th minute while Wilson scored in the 43rd minute. Prior to aforesaid conversions, Dwain Jacobs and Shemar Fraser scored in the seventh and 22nd minute apiece.
For the loser, Royan Morrison scored in the 63rd minute. On the other hand, home side Buxton United overcame NA United 2-1. Ross Moffatt and Keoma Sullivan scored in the 45th+1 and 77th minute respectively.
For the Berbicians, speedy Jamal Butts netted in the 57th minute. Meanwhile, the event resumes today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda, with the final round of 16 matches.
The curtain raiser of the evening will pit West Ruimveldt giant Western Tigers against East Bank of Demerara heavyweight Grove Hi-Teach from 18:30hrs.
In the feature clash at 20:30hrs, Tucville based club Fruta Conquerors will lock horns with East Coast of Demerara side Ann’s Grove.
Presently, Linden teams Milerock and Winners Connection, as well as tournament favourite the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Den Amstel have earned their positions in the quarterfinal section.
Milerock mauled Cougars FC 3-0, while Winners Connection overcame Camptown FC 4-3 on penalty kicks. Similarly, the army unit outflanked Pouderoyen FC 1-0, while Den Amstel squeaked past Indigenous All-Stars 2-1.
The event which is being sponsored by Top Brandz Distributors under the Corona Beer Brand, comprises 16 teams competing in a knockout format.
January 1st is slated for the championship match at the National Stadium, Providence. Winner of the event will pocket $2,000,000 and a trophy, while the runner-up will collect $1,000,000 and the respective accolade.
On the other hand, the third and fourth place finishers will walk away with $500,000 and $250,000 correspondingly.
Guyana Police Force-5 vs
Gregory Richardson-72nd and 85th
Buxton United-2 vs NA United-1