Striker Randolph Jerome held his nerve to beat goalkeeper Brian James after Starworld Strikers won a penalty in the second half to take home the First Citizens Cup third place and $20,000 in cash.
First Citizens Cup
Former Strike squad coach Everald ‘Gally’ Cummings is a proud man, after he successfully managed to take North East Stars to a cup final.
The high level of competitiveness in the TT Pro League this season, has led to the two main local football giants CL Financial San Juan Jabloteh and Vibe CT 105 W Connection meeting in the semi-finals of the First Citizens Cup.
Vibe CT 105 W Connection proved they are a true powerhouse in local football when they beat North East Stars by a convincing 3-1 margin to clinch their third successive First Citizens Cup crown on Friday night at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella.
They always seem to be overawed when it comes to the knockout competitions, but this year the ‘Boys from Sangre Grande’ have come of age.
A nerve-wrecking penalty shootout was needed for North East Stars to book their spot in their first ever First Citizens Bank Final.
A late item from substitute Lester Peltier gave CL Financial San Juan Jabloteh a 2-1 victory over United Petrotrin in their quarterfinal match of the First Citizens Cup at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella, on Friday.
W Connection have proved that Tuesday’s league victory over rivals San Juan Jabloteh was no fluke when they grounded out a gritty 2-0 win over the San Juan based team at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium to advance to the Fridays First Citizens Cup final.
An outstanding hattrick by Hughton Hector was all it took for defending champions Vibe CT 105 W Connection to book their place in next weeks First Citizens Cup semi final against San Juan Jabloteh.