East Ruimveldt, Charlestown secure opening round wins
East Ruimveldt and Charlestown won their matches when the girls division of the ExxonMobil U14 football competition commenced yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
East Ruimveldt defeated Uitvlugt 2-0 with goals from Tamara Mendonca and Keisha Jones in the 15th and 21st minute respectively while Charlestown edged Vergenoegen 1-0 through a Donna Lowe 22nd minute goal.
In the boys division Buxton Youth Developers whipped St George’s High 60. Olashi Primo crafted a brace in the seventh and 20th minute, Tyrice Dennis tallied a double in the 16th and 21st and Samuel Garnett scored twice in the ninth and 25th minute. Vergenoegen, Friendship and Brickdam were 4-0 winners over their opponents. Vergenoegen crushed School of the Nations’ 4-0 with Kwesi Gill tallying a double in the 12th and 27th minute while Nishawn Livan and Clinton Jones scored in the ninth and 39th minute each. Friendship thumped Queenstown 4-0 with Stephan Harry netting a double in the third and 30th minute while Prince Forde and Paul Roberts scored in the 13th and 38th minute respectively.
In another fixture, Brickdam brushed aside St. John’s College 4-0 with Carlos Agard bagging a hat-trick in the 11th, 15th and 35th minute.
Akeem Henry completed the victory with a 28th minute conversion.