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Pro League round-up: Jomal marks league return with goal, as Connection down Rangers

Trinidad and Tobago international midfielder Jomal Williams marked his return to the Pro League with a stoppage time goal yesterday evening, as W Connection downed St Ann’s Rangers 3-0  in a double header at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva.

The result ensured that Connection started the league season on the front foot after the “Savonetta Boys” failed to advance to the final of the First Citizens Cup, which Central FC won last month. Still, Rangers might consider themselves unlucky to lose by three goals, as Connection added gloss to the score line with two second half stoppage time items.

Photo: W Connection attacker Jomal Williams (right) in action against Santos Laguna in the CONCACAF Champions League.
(Copyright CONCACAF)

In yesterday’s other fixture at Couva, another Soca Warriors attacker, Tyrone Charles, also got among the goals as he helped Club Sando to a 2-1 win over Police FC.

Defending champions, North East Stars, began their title defence on Saturday but their new-look squad fell 2-0 to Central FC at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar. Versatile attacker Akim Armstrong got both goals for the “Couva Sharks.”

TT Pro League results

(Friday 10 August)

San Juan Jabloteh 0, Point Fortin Civic 0 at Ato Boldon Stadium;

Defence Force 4 (Devorn Jorsling 38, Jomokie Cassimy OG 58, Brent Sam 66, Hashim Arcia 73), Morvant Caledonia United 3 (Quincy Ballah 31, Renaldo Francois 40, Sheldon Holder 70) at Ato Boldon Stadium;

(Saturday 11 August)

North East Stars 0, Central FC 2 (Akim Armstrong 2, 35) at Larry Gomes Stadium;

Photo: Central FC players (from right) Jameel Neptune, Akim Armstrong and Taryk Sampson react after edging Defence Force on penalties in the FCB Cup final at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on 20 July 2018.
(Copyright Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

(Sunday 12 August)

W Connection 3 (Marcus Joseph 18, Kennedy Hinkson 90, Jomal Williams 90+2), St Ann’s Rangers 0 at Ato Boldon Stadium;

Club Sando 2 (Tyrone Charles 45+2, Kurdell Brathwaite OG 59), Police FC 1 (Kareem Freitas 81) at Ato Boldon Stadium.

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