It will be a case of two derbies, one rich in history and the other relatively new in terms of the clubs, but not their coaches when the First Citizens Cup resumes with a semifinal double-header at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva from 6 pm today.
First Citizens Cup
Shifted goalposts, Facebook jabs and coveted captains were all part of an increasingly acrimonious build-up to tonight’s Couva derby as DIRECTV W Connection and Central FC prepare for a hotly contested First Citizens Cup semi-final clash from 8 pm at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
Stunning first half goals by Hector Sam and Rundell Winchester paced Central FC to defeat rivals North East Stars 2-1 in the first quarterfinal match of the 2013 First Citizens Cup on Friday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Central FC head coach Terry Fenwick has a point to make against DIRECTV W Connection, and wants to do it on Friday when both teams meet in the semi-final round of the First Citizens Cup at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
A much-anticipated first South derby between Directv W Connection and Point Fortin Civic FC is on this Saturday in the form of First Citizens Cup quarter-final which kicks off from 3.30 p.m. at Mahaica Oval, Point Fortin.
A touch of class by defender Marvin Jones on Monday night at the Marvin Lee Stadium separated Defence Force from two-time defending First Citizens Cup champions, Caledonia AIA, with a 1-0 quarterfinal win.
Caledonia AIA picked up its first trophy of the 2012-2013 season on Friday night by retaining the First Citizens Cup with a 2-1 win over Defence Force in the Final at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Point Fortin Civic and W Connection were joined by supporters for a minute of silence in support Ferencvárosi defender Akeem Adams who is critical following a heart attack on Wednesday.
When Devorn Jorsling and Kareem “Tiny” Joseph first laid eyes on each other, Facebook was not yet invented and berries were a delicious snack not an omnipresent communication tool.