Wed, Jun


FC SANTA Rosa will play for the Under-13 and Under-15 titles, when the finals of the Republic Bank National Youth Football League 2017 takes place at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, on Saturday.

The semi-finals in the Under- 11, Under-13 and Under-15 divisions were played last Saturday at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain.

In the Under-15 division, goals from Mekhi Robinson and Jevon Benjamin in the 49th and 78th minute respectively led FC Santa Rosa to a 2-0 win over Police FC.

In the other Under-15 semi-final, RSSR and QPCC played to a 2-2 draw after regulation time. Mamade Guerra scored both goals for RSSR in the 25th and 61st minutes, while Zachary Welch (8th) and Jake Bernard (51st) got on the scoresheet for QPCC.

RSSR prevailed 5-4 on penalties.

In the Under-13 semi-finals, a 50th minute strike from Ja- Shawn Thomas was enough to lead FC Santa Rosa to a 1-0 win over Cunupia Extreme.

FC Santa Rosa will play Central FC in the final after the latter got past Trendsetter Hawks 3-1 on penalties. In regulation time Daylon Riley (8th), Kyle Ramdoo (20th) and Giovanni Warner (37th) scored for Central, while Theo Crovador (5th), Akil Auguste (39th) and Jardell Graham (60th) got goals for Trendsetter Hawks.

Saturday’s Finals:

Under-11 - QPCC ‘A’ vs San Juan Jabloteh, 11 am

Under-13 - FC Santa Rosa vs Central FC, 1 pm

Under-15 - RSSR vs FC Santa Rosa, 2.30 pm

Semi-final results:

Under-11 – QPCC A 2 (Michael Chaves 21st, Thomas Decle 28th) vs Defence Force 1 (Armani Rowe 9th); San Juan Jabloteh 3 (Malachi Woodley 7th - own goal, Lindell Sween 14th, Raheim Mohan 50th) vs Trendsetter Hawks 1 (Russell Francois 13th)

Under-13 – FC Santa Rosa 1 (Ja-Shawn Thomas 50th) vs Cunupia Extreme 0; Central FC 3 (Daylon Riley 8th, Kyle Ramdoo 20th, Giovanni Warner 37th) vs Trendsetter Hawks 3 (Theo Crovador 5th, Akil Auguste 39th, Jardell Graham 60th), Central FC won 3-1 on penalties.

Under-15 – RSSR 2 (Mamade Guerra 25th, 61st) vs QPCC 2 (Zachary Welch 8th, Jake Bernard 51st), RSSR won 5-4 on penalties; FC Santa Rosa 2 (Mekhi Robinson 49th, Jevon Benjamin 78th) vs Police FC 0.