“This is our time!” hollered St. Ann’s Rangers veteran utility player Devon Modeste.
First Citizens Cup
Six-time winner of the First Citizens Cup, W Connection, boasts that they are the rightful owners of the title. While defending champion, Caledonia AIA, expressed that they won’t easily relinquish the crystal designed trophy.
Adam’s Construction San Juan Jabloteh coach Earl Carter leaned against his bench on Friday night and waited to be put out of his misery at Port of Spain’s Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Neal & Massy Caledonia AIA recorded its first win of the season on Friday night as the “Eastern Stallions” eased past a dim T&TEC outfit 2-0 in a First Citizens Cup quarterfinal fixture at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain.
Kareem Joseph first equalized for Caledonia AIA in the first half before converting a second period penalty to help the Morvant/Laventille club lift the 2011 First Citizens Cup for the first time with a hard-fought 2-1 win over T&TEC FC on Friday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
A spirited team performance and a generous slice of good fortune paved the way for the first upset of the First Citizens Cup tonight as the modestly assembled St Ann’s Rangers stunned North East Stars 2-1 in a quarterfinal meeting at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain.
“My players were really expecting to come away winners (against Caledonia) and be in the Final,” said Adam’s Construction San Juan Jabloteh head coach Earl Carter following his team’s 2-1 First Citizens Cup semi-final defeat against Caledonia AIA at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
For one Pro League football team, October 5 will be a special day. They will have an $80,000 cheque in hand, a beautiful crystal statue, and the pleasure of being crowned the 2012 First Citizen Cup champions.
T&TEC FC, making its debut in the Pro League this season, is already enjoying life at the top when it secured a place in the Final of the 2011 First Citizens Cup with 4-3 penalty win over six-time winners W Connection last Friday at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in the semi-final round.