Big wins for TT, St. Lucia in CFU U14 series

By August 05, 2018

St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago recorded lopsided victories against the Turks and Caicos and Guyana, respectively as the Caribbean Football Union Boys U14 Challenge series got underway on Saturday.

There were also wins for Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, the Dominican Republic and Curacao as well.

At the Ergilio Hato Stadium in Curacao, a brace by Abdul Quddoos Hypolite led six scorers overall against a hapless Guyana, who were clobbered 7-0 by Trinidad and Tobago.

Hypolite opened the floodgates when he scored eight minutes into the match. Ja-Shawn Thomas doubled the lead in the 24th with Hypolite getting his second to make it 3-0 in the 33rd minute.

Three-nil became 4-0 two minutes later when Molik Khan added his name to the scoresheet before Nathaniel James scored TT’s fifth in the 40th minute.

That is how the half ended with Guyana perhaps hoping for better fortunes in the second half and in a way, the second half did bring better luck as Guyana only conceded twice.

The first of those goals came four minutes after the resumption when Joshua Mason scored his first and Guyana’s sixth. Dantaye Gilbert added a sixth 11 minutes later.

Thankfully for Guyana that was where the scoring ended as TT walked away with a 7-0 victory.

However, over at the Estadio Panamericano de San Cristobal in the Dominican Republic four goals Steve Octave propelled St. Lucia to an 8-0 drubbing of Turks and Caicos.

Octave scored in the third, 12th, 30th and 45th minutes. In between Claude St. Ange scored in the 37th as St. Lucia went to the break leading 5-0.

The rout resumed in the 55th minute when Shaquain Nelson bulged the net with his effort. Keegan Caull added a seventh in the 71st before Corey Williams rubbed salt into the gaping Turks and Caicos wound with an own goal 16 minutes from time.

In the second match at that facility, the home side (Dominican Republic) defeated St. Martin 3-0 courtesy of two goals from Joue de Leon Sabale and one from Luis Pimentel. All three goals were scored within the space of two minutes.

Sabale’s goals were both scored in the 36th minute.

Back in Curacoa, the home side blanked Bonaire 2-0 with goals from Rayden Winklaar and Jaeve Elshot in the 62nd and 70th minutes respectively.

Meanwhile, at Warner Park in St. Kitts, goals from Jason Joseph (8’) and Adriel Lawrence (30’)  led Dominica to a 2-0 win over Montserrat.

In the second game, Antigua and Barbuda defeat the home team 2-0.

Alexander Moody (45’) and Dajon Barthley (76’) scored for the winners.

 

 

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