Sun, Jan

Club Sando FC’s Shackiel Henry,right, tries to gain control of the ball under pressure from San Juan Jabloteh’s Jameel Neptune try to close him down during the Ascension Invitational Match at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium Training Ground, on Sunday.

After Deportivo Point Fortin handed first defeat

THE SAN Fernando Giants now top Division Two of the Ascension Invitational Football Tournament after Deportivo Point Fortin’s unbeaten run came to an end.

Deportivo suffered their first defeat of the season after six matches, losing 3-2 to Police FC at the Larry Gomes Stadium, on Saturday. On Sunday, the Giants took advantage of the then leaders dropping points, squashing Bethel United 5-2 to remain unbeaten.

Deportivo are now in second place of the Division Two table with 16 points, while the Giants have 19.

Also, on Sunday, in Division Two action, Erin FC defeated Petit Valley/Diego Martin United 1-0.

In Division One fixtures, Club Sando FC were beaten 4-3 by fellow TT Pro-League club San Juan Jabloteh, and Prison Service FC won their game against Queen’s Park 1-0.

Defence Force and Morvant Caledonia AIA maintained their unbeaten runs, winning their respective Division One games on Saturday. Defence Force trounced Police FC 3-1 while Caledonia defeated Matura ReUnited 5-1. Defence Force led Division One with 19 points and Caledonia have 18, with a game in hand.

Four other matches were played on Saturday. Crisis continued for Marabella Family Crisis Centre who were handed their seventh consecutive loss as they faced Club Sando Uprising Youths, who won 4-0.

Terminix La Horquetta Rangers continued their winning ways, defeating Cunupia FC 4-1, and Moruga FC lost 2-0 to Caroni’s Harlem Strikers.

On Friday, FC Santa Rosa defeated Guaya FC 3-1 at the Arima Velodrome.

The league continues this evening as the Rangers face Guaya FC, at 6 pm, at the La Horquetta Recreational Ground.

Queen’s Park will go up against San Juan Jabloteh at 4 pm tomorrow at the St Mary’s College Ground.

Division One results

(Friday 23 August)

FC Santa Rosa 3 (Osei Sandy 44, John-Paul Rochford 49, Kevon Cornwall 89 pen), Guaya United 1 (Akeil Paul 85) at Arima Velodrome;

(Saturday 24 August)

Police FC 1 (Jameel Perry 46), Defence Force 3 (Darius Ollivierra 57, Jameel Cooper 76, Reon Moore 78) at Larry Gomes Stadium;

Terminix La Horquetta Rangers 4 (Leslie Russell 10, Jomoul Francois 52, Kadeem Corbin 63, Ross Russell Jr 73), Cunupia FC 1 (Kevon Woodley 28) at La Horquetta;

Matura ReUnited 1 (Brendon Figuera 82), M’vt Caledonia AIA 5 (Joshua Sylvester 14, Shem Clauzel 28, Radanfah Abu Bakr 45+2, Lukas Risto 71, Sedale McLean 90+4 pen) at Matura Recreation Ground;

(Sunday 25 August)

Prison Service FC 0, QPCC 1 (Saleem Henry 18) at YTC, Arouca;

Club Sando 3 (Michael Basdeo 25, Trevin Caesar 60, Shackiel Henry 74), San Juan Jabloteh 4 (Sean Bonval 37 pen, Shaquille John 71, 86, 90+3 pen) at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium Training Field.