Western Tigers maintain lead with 3-1 defeat of Cougars

Western Tigers maintained their lead atop the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League, downing Cougars 3-1 on Friday at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora,

 Keron Solomon opened the scoring for the West Ruimveldt unit, playing a one-two pass combination with Pernell Schultz before finishing past the goalkeeper into the bottom left corner.

 It would only take the Tigers two minutes to add to their lead, as Schultz found the back of the net.

 Daniel Wilson made it 3-0 in the 23rd minute, uncorking a curling right foot effort into the back of the net from just outside the left of the penalty box.

 Cougars recorded a consolation goal in the 67th minute, as Romello Johnson scored following a goal-keeping blunder, as a tame cross sailed over the custodian’s grasp and into the back of the net.

 Meanwhile, Ann’s Grove and New Amsterdam (NA) United battled to a 1-1 stalemate. Maxton Adams found the back of the net in the 54th minute for Ann’s Grove, while NA United

 The tournament continues today at the same venue with a tripleheader from 16:00hrs.

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