Defence Force has pledged “football war” against Caledonia AIA ahead of Thursday’s Digicel Pro Bowl Final from 8pm at the Hasely Crawford Stadium between the northern clubs.
Caledonia AIA are into a fourth Final this season, a milestone for the Morvant/Laventille club, and the opportunity to surpass expectations with a fourth overall title in the 2011-12 calendar.
The TT Pro League is of a high standard was the common sentiment echoed by coaches and players during the launch of the 2011-12 season Digicel Pro Bowl knockout competition, which is the final tournament on the League’s calendar.
Defence Force will be hoping third time is the charm, after setting up their third cup final with Caledonia AIA on Friday.
Last season’s defeated Digicel Pro Bowl finalist W Connection have been drawn to face Police FC in the quarter-final round of the 2011-12 season edition which was launched on Wednesday morning at the Digicel Corporate Box at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.
Assistant coaches Desmond Bailey and Reynold Carrington have been promoted as interim head coaches of T&TEC FC for the Digicel Pro Bowl in the absence of regular first team coach, Dexter Cyrus.
TT Pro League CEO Dexter Skeene was in a celebrative mood on Wednesday morning during the launch of the 2011-12 season Digicel Pro Bowl knockout tournament at the Digicel Corporate box at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.
Forward Devorn Jorsling opened and closed the match with a brace as he helped his team Caledonia AIA get the better of St Ann’s Rangers, via a 3–1 scoreline, in the Digicel Pro Bowl quarterfinal, played at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo on Friday evening.
Striker Andre Toussaint stole the show against his former club W Connection on Friday night at the Marvin Lee Stadium when he earned Joe Public a 1-0 Digicel Pro Bowl Final victory to retain the title.