League lead­ers Cougars FC suf­fer up­set de­feat

Stabroek News Sunday - - SUNDAY SPORT -

League leader Cougars FC slipped to an un­likely 1-0 loss to Hopetown Rangers, when the Ber­bice zone in the Na­tional Milling Com­pany (NAMILCO) U17 Foot­ball League con­tin­ued on Fri­day

Staged at the Burn­ham Park ground in New Am­s­ter­dam, Dave Tor­ring­ton was the dif­fer­ence on the day in the re­duced 60 minute af­fair, un­cork­ing a right foot shot into the roof of the net in the 29th minute.

With the win, Hopetown climb into the sec­ond po­si­tion on 15 points, while Cougars re­main on the top spot on 15 points due to their su­pe­rior goal dif­fer­en­tial.

The event re­sumes to­day at the Skel­don Es­tate ground, with a dou­ble­header. At 14:00hrs, Moned­der­lust FC bat­tles the home team Cor­river­ton Links FC, while Young Strik­ers FC, of Liver­pool Coren­tyne en­gages Par­adise In­vaders at 16:00hrs.

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