STETHS edge Munro in St Bess derby
WESTERN BUREAU: T ELIZABETH Technical’s Jovaney Brown scored his sixth goal of the 2016 ISSA-FLOW daCosta Cup campaign as STETHS defeated Zone E rivals Munro College 2-1 in Santa Cruz yesterday.
Brown scored STETHS’ opener in the 36th minute, while a John-Michael Foster own goal in the 41st minute pushed the defending champions to a 2-0 lead at the half.
Munro showed glimpses of their quality and pulled a goal back in the 73rd minute after a brilliant solo effort from Tevin Shaw.
STETHS’ win kept them in charge of the competitive zone with 12 points and a welcome return to winning ways after being surprised in their previous game – a 1-0 loss to Lacovia. The latter are second with 10 points, while Munro are third on eight.
Before kick off, the players and officials paid a special tribute to the late former St George’s Manning Cup captain Dominic James, who died after collapsing during a Manning Cup match last week. A minute’s silence was also observed.
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