Defending champion the Guyana Defence Force overcame a 2-0 deficit to hand Western Tigers their first loss via a 4-2 score line when the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League continued on Sunday.
Going behind to goals from Pernell Schultz and Daniel Wilson in the seventh and 19th minute at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora, the army boys outmanoeuvered the West Ruimveldt unit, in the process recording four unanswered goals.
Amos Ramsay pulled one back as he etched his name on the scorer’s sheet in the 27th minute. Ramsay made his presence felt once more levelling the score to complete his brace in the 51st minute.
Travis Henry’s red card in the 58th minute did not hamper the army unit as Dewyn Fraser secured the go-ahead goal in the 63rd minute.
The result was then sealed in the 90th minute compliments of Fraser’s second conversion. With the win, GDF are on 30 points and in third position while Western Tigers remain on 27 points but are now in fourth place.
Meanwhile, Buxton United downed Cougars 2-0 through goals from Dellon Wright and Kobe Durant in the 58th and 80th minute respectively.
Buxton United-2 vs Cougars-0
GDF-4 vs Western Tigers-2
Amos Ramsay-27th and 51st
Delwyn Fraser-63rd and 90th
Western Tigers Scorer
Red Card-Travis Henry-58th-GDF