Bitter Couva rivals Central FC and W Connection have set the stage for a staggering seventh 'El Clásico' this season after they both advanced out of the 2014 Digicel Pro Bowl quarter-final round on Friday night to meet each other on May 16 in the semi-final round.
"Savonnetta Boys" opens defence against Caledonia
Fresh from clinching the 2013-2014 Digicel Pro League title, and in chase a fifth domestic title this season, W Connection will open its defence of Digicel Pro Bowl on Friday 9 May against Caledonia AIA from 8 pm at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in the quarter-final round.
North East Stars and two-time winners DIRECTV W Connection both advanced out of the semifinal round of the Digicel Pro Bowl on Friday night, but needed kicks from the penalty spot to oust Central FC 5-3, and defending champions Defence Force 4-3 respectively at the Marvin Lee Stadium following 1-1 scores.
ATO BOLDON STADIUM, Couva, 2 MAY 2014 – Seventeen year old forward Brent Sam scored late and set up another on debut to earn San Juan Jabloteh a 2-0 win over St. Ann’s Rangers and qualification into the 2014 Digicel Pro Bowl.
Caledonia AIA’s aspiration to meet Defence Force in the semi-final round of the Digicel Pro Bowl was flattened on Friday night when the Morvant-Laventille club fell to a 3-1 defeat against DIRECTV W Connection at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
A Charity Shield, two knockout titles and qualification into the 2013-2014 CONCACAF Champions’ League which begins in July: The season has turned out quite impressive for DIRECTV W Connection after all.
WENDY ALLEYNE, sponsorship and promotions manager of Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Limited, expressed her group’s delight in sponsoring the Digicel Pro Bowl yet again.
A football match is as much a battle between coaches as it is among the players themselves. Sometimes it a chess game, with each opponent matching move with move.
Fresh from capturing the 2012-2013 Digicel Pro League football title, Defence Force have pledged to stoutly defend their Digicel Pro Bowl trophy.