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Ascension wrap: Caledonia, Police keep winning momentum

Police FC striker Jameel Perry got his second consecutive double yesterday afternoon and it meant back to back Ascension Invitational wins for the ‘Lawmen’ as they downed FC Santa Rosa 4-1 at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar.

The tall, menacing frontman gave Police the early ascendancy and, after Rosa briefly threatened a recovery following Osei Sandy’s second half item, Perry struck again with a fine low drive into the far corner to restore his team’s two goal lead. Substitute Keion Wilson then rubbed salt into the wounds of the ‘Rosa Nation’ with a fourth, as he stepped in off the left flank to blast past Santa Rosa custodian Joel Johnson.

Photo: Police FC forward Jameel Perry drives his team’s third goal past FC Santa Rosa goalkeeper Joel Johnson during Ascension Invitational action at the Larry Gomes Stadium on 11 August 2019.
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It was disappointing outing for Rosa who failed to build on last week’s surprise win over Club Sando FC.

The result saw Rosa slip one place to fourth in the 12 team standings with seven points from five matches. Police are fifth with six points, although they have a game in hand.

In Guayaguayare, Cunupia FC regained third place with a 2-1 win over hosts Guaya United thanks to a goal from captain and key striker, Kevon ‘Showtime’ Woodley on his return from international duty with the Trinidad and Tobago Beach Soccer Team.

Woodley’s fifth goal of the season brought him level with Defence Force striker Devorn Jorsling at the top of the Division One scoring charts.

Morvant Caledonia AIA got their decisive items from an unlikely source as central defender Radanfah scored twice off of set pieces in their 4-2 win over QPCC at St Mary’s College grounds in Serpentine Road.

The win saw the ‘Eastern Stallions’ maintain their 100 per cent record, as they trail Defence Force by only goal difference after four matches. For the ‘Parkites’, they lead twice today but could not hold on. QPCC have two draws and two defeats from their four outings so far this season.

Photo: Morvant Caledonia defender Radanfah Abu Bakr (foreground) celebrates his team’s equalising goal during Ascension Invitational action at Serpentine Road on 11 August 2019.
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In today’s other Division One fixture, Club Sando shook off a three game losing streak to record a 3-1 triumph over table proppers, Prison Service FC, at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium Training Field.

Ascension Invitational 

Division One results

(Saturday 10 August)

Terminix La Horquetta Rangers 10 (Jomoul Francois 5, 7, 19, Aikim Andrews 31, 88, Jamal Creighton 45+1, Tyrone Charles 50, 55, 66, Kishon Hackshaw 90+2), Matura ReUnited 2 (Cleveland Cambridge 41, Maurice Dick 48 pen) at La Horquetta;

(Sunday 11 August)

FC Santa Rosa 1 (Osei Sandy 53), Police FC 4 (Jameel Perry 6, 56, Adriel Kerr 47, Keion Wilson 69) at Larry Gomes Stadium;

Guaya United 1 (Cio Morris 90), Cunupia FC 2 (Mikheil Peters 5, Kevon Woodley 72) at Guayaguayare;

M’vt Caledonia AIA 4 (Johnny Noreiga-Brito 30, Radanfah Abu Bakr 56, 57, Kelsey Benjamin 89), QPCC 2 (Ronaldo Jacob 13, Shomarie Antoine 36) at St Mary’s College ground;

Club Sando FC 3 (Neon Lammy 17, Keron Bethelmy 25, Shackiel Henry 82), Prison Service FC 1 (Jordan Devonish 65) at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium Training Field.

Photo: Police FC attacker Adriel Kerr (right) celebrates his item against FC Santa Rosa during Ascension Invitational action at the Larry Gomes Stadium on 11 August 2019.
(Copyright Annalicia Caruth/Wired868)

Division Two

(Sunday 11 August)

San F’do Giants 7 (Yohannes Richardson 23, 51, 89, Kerville Jeremiah 50, Kurlan Khan 63, Emmanuel Mohammed 81, Tevin De Boulet 90+2) Marabella Family CC 0 at Union Hall Ground;

RSSR FC 0, Police FC 1 (Mekhi Brooks 16) at Dibe Road Ground, Long Circular;

Harlem Strikers 0, Club Sando Uprising Yths 3 (Sylvester Teesdale 59, 70, Lindsay Sherwood 76, Wrenn Hector 82) at Frederick Settlement Ground;

Deportivo PF 3 (Hughtun Hector 39, 87, Ronell Paul 67), Petit/Valley D’go Martin Utd 0 at Mahaica Oval;

Bethel United 0, UTT 3 (Che Benny 8, Dillon Bartholomew 78, Stevon Stoute 90+3) at Mt Gomery Recreation Ground.

Erin FC 0, Moruga FC 3 (Akiel London 16, Nicholas Blake 88, 90) at Erin Recreation Ground.

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