Winning the First Citizen’s Bank Cup on Friday night brought tears to the eyes of many VIBE CT 105 W Connection players, fans and the management as they basked in the glory of their team’s success.
First Citizens Cup
TENSION chomped down hard for more than 90 minutes of Friday's 2005 FCB Cup final, before a penalty shoot-out victory landed one of two hard-battling teams a unique piece of football history.
The quest for the $35,000 winners cheque and the First Citizens Bank Cup intensifies tonight with the staging of a semifinal double-header at Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella from 6.15 pm.
For the second straight year, W Connection prevailed by penalty kicks to lift the First Citizens Bank (FCB) Cup at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella on Friday.
United Petrotrin pulled off the shock result of the First Citizens Bank Cup quarterfinal round, coming from a 2-0 deficit to slip past the fancied Caledonia AIA/Fire 4-2 on penalty-kicks, at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella, on Friday night.
The stage is set for perhaps one of the most exciting match-ups for the 2005 football season, as T&T Pro League giants Vibe CT 105 W Connection and CL Financial San Juan Jabloteh clash this Friday at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium for the $35,000 first prize, as well as the glory of the title of "FCB Cup champions".
Andre Toussaint scored two well taken goals to steer two-time winners and current Cup holders VIBE CT W Connection to a 4-0 win over Defence Force in the semifinals of the First Citizens Bank Cup Tournament.
RAYMOND MC LEAN, manager of the VIBE CT 105 W Connection said his team is pretty confident of holding onto their First Citizens Bank Cup title when this year’s tournament kicks off.