DEFENCE FORCE coach Marvin Gordon has been impressed by his new striker Jamille Boatswain, who was a key performer in the team’s recent success in the Digicel Pro Bowl.
Defence Force player Christopher Durity was recently named Midfielder of the Tournament after helping the Army/Coast Guard combination retain their Digicel Pro Bowl title with a penalty shootout victory over Central FC in a tense final on Sunday.
Holders Defence Force completed the semi-final matchups of this season's Digicel Pro Bowl with a 2-1 come-from-behind win over San Juan Jabloteh in day two quarter-final double-header last night (Thursday) at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
Devorn Jorsling lashed home the winning penalty, his only but considerable contribution, as Defence Force retained the Digicel Pro Bowl with a 5-3 penalty win over Central FC following a dramatic and fiercely-fought 2-2 draw on Sunday night at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva to bring down the curtain on the truncated 2016/17 Pro League.
Johan Peltier grabbed a beaver-trick, while Rundell Winchester claimed a brace in a sensational 8-0 win for newly crowned three-peat Digicel Pro League champions Central FC as they made light work of St. Ann's Rangers in their quarter-final clash of the Digicel Pro Bowl on Wednesday night.
Defence Force forward Jamille Boatswain wants his teammates to rise above Central FC when both sides clash in the final of the Digicel Pro Bowl from 6pm at the Ato Boldon Stadium on Sunday.
Defence Force, holders of the Digicel Pro Bowl, are keen on retaining the title, an achievement will see the Army/Coast Guard combination capture both knockout titles on offer in the shortened season after the First Citizens Cup.
Trinidad and Tobago international goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams produced a save, and on the very next kick, scored the winner after eight rounds to send Central FC into the final of the 2016-17 season-ending Digicel Pro Bowl with a 5-4 penalty shootout win over Club Sando after a goalless draw in semi-final one on Sunday at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
Police FC were all guns blazing on Tuesday night when they qualified for the main draw (quarter-finals) of this season's Digicel Pro Bowl with a comprehensive 9-0 win over Point Fortin Civic at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.