Defence Force won the battle, but not the war after they were ousted 5-3 on kicks from the penalty mark against W Connection in Friday night’s second Digicel Pro Bowl semi-final at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Forwards Keyon Edwards and Kevon Woodley were both on target in Tuesday night’s first clash of a Digicel Pro Bowl quarterfinal double header at the Marvin Lee Stadium as Caledonia AIA registered a 2-0 shutout of Ma Pau to advance into the semi-final round.
Two of the big teams, W Connection and San Juan Jabloteh were casualties when the quarter-final round of the Digicel Pro Bowl competition was played on Friday night.
Defending Digicel Pro Bowl champs Bmobile Joe Public overcame quarterfinal opponents Police FC with a 3-0 score on Friday night at the Marvin Lee Stadium to advance into the semi-final round.
A single item by Josimar Belgrave was enough to send St Ann's Rangers into the Group stage of the 2009 Digicel Pro Bowl ahead of FC South End.
Derek King probably began the 2009 Digicel Pro League season hoping to survive the hot seat longer than the few months which his former boss, Barbados’ Keith Griffith, lasted a year ago.
The Pro Bowl will be contested by all ten local professional teams, but only the new champions will walk away with prizemoney from the winner-take-all competition. After the grand final is played, the winners will earn a huge base-prize put up by Digicel, a share of the gate receipts and the sparkling Digicel Pro Bowl.
Bmobile Joe Public are into their third knockout Final this season thanks to an early strike by Trinidad and Tobago international Hayden Tinto in the semifinal round of the Digicel Pro Bowl against Ma Pau SC on Friday at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Defence Force coach Kerry Jamerson has acknowledged that Caledonia AIA deserved to win Friday night’s final of the Courts Pro Bowl football tournament, at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella.