North East Stars attacker Cornell Glen might be auditioning for a recall with the Trinidad and Tobago national football team from 7 pm tonight when he leads the Pro League outfit against plucky Super League team Stokely Vale in Toyota Classic Cup semifinal action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain.
Defence Force advanced into the semi-final round of the 2012 Toyota Classic in style by hammering Super League club Westside Superstarz 7-0 at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Tuesday night.
Defending champion W Connection will face Defence Force of the National Super League as it opens its account in the eighth annual $60,000 Toyota Classic, which kicks off on Friday.
North East Stars and Stokely Vale advanced out of the Toyota Classic quarter-final round on Tuesday night and would meet each other in the semi-final round on Friday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium from 7pm.
“To be losing finalist in a second Final is very disappointing, but I don’t think it’s a disgrace losing 5-4 on penalties,” T&TEC FC head coach Dexter Cyrus told media following last Friday’s disappointing 5-4 penalty loss against W Connection in the Final of the 2011-12 Toyota Classic.
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Pro League leaders Caledonia AIA escaped narrowly, but fellow Pro League clubs Police, St Ann's Rangers and Central FC were all knocked out by lower level teams on Friday's opening night of action in the Toyota Classic.
A third kick save by goalkeeper Jan Michael Williams against Jamal Ayres on kicks from the penalty mark following a goal-less Final separated W Connection from T&TEC FC 5-4 to lift the 2011 Toyota Classic trophy on Friday night at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium.
The 2012 Toyota Classic preliminary kicks off on Friday with double headers at the Hasely Crawford, Manny Ramjohn, Ato Boldon and the Dwight Yorke Stadiums, as the eight (8) TT Pro League clubs take on the top eight (8) Super League clubs.
Striker Shahdon Winchester scored a first half double in the space of three minutes to pull W Connection back and later complete a 4-2 win over rivals Adam’s Construction San Juan Jabloteh in the second clash of a 2011 Toyota Classic semi-final double header at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium on Friday night to secure a spot in the Final.