THE 17th annual Carapichaima Youth Football League kicked off on Saturday last with action in the Under- 9, Under-11 and Under-13 age groups.
The preliminary round games were staged at the Chaguanas Indoor Sports Complex, with Crown Trace FC being the day’s most successful team with victories in the various divisions.
In the Under-9 category, Crown Trace began proceedings with a 2-1 win over W Connection. Camron Burke scored twice for Crown Trace while Kyron Baptiste replied for Connection.
Burke was again on the scoresheet as Crown Trace edged Cap Off Youths 1-0 while Baptiste found the back of the net twice as Connection whipped Cap Off Youths 2-0.
In the Under-11 section, Crown Trace got items from Obadiah De La Rosa and Kerron George to defeat W Connection 2-0. Burke notched a pair while Nickel Esdelle got the other as Crown Trace blanked Ma Guaya United 3-1. Jacey Andrews scored for Ma Guaya. And Ma Guaya took care of Connection 2-0 with strikes from Akelion Pierre and Akeem Adolphus.
And, in the Under- 13 division, Crown Trace defeated Connection 2-0 (Tyrik Trotman and Jerome Bartholomew were the scorers) but drew goalless with Ma Guaya.
Shakeem Williams and Levi Jones scored as Connection blanked Ma Guaya 2-0.