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Football Action This Weekend – 16 Matches On The Cards

A combined 16 matches are on the cards when football action continues this weekend in the Saint Lucia Football Association (SLFA) Inc. Boys Club Western and Southern Zone football competitions at the Anse La Raye playing field (ALRPF) and the Phillip Marcellin Grounds in Vieux Fort. Also to be played is the Island Cup Premiere League at the Canaries playing field and Phillip Marcellin Grounds (PMG).

In the Western Zone Under-11 at the ALRPF from 10.00 a.m. today New Generation takes on Valley Soccer and Flow Lancers plays GMC United.

Shamballa Under 13. (PHOTO: SM)

Two hours later CT Foundation will come up against NYAH FC.  Players to look out for, Kailum Cooper (NYAH FC); Cornelius Edmund (CT Foundation).

Also on the same day, in the Under-13 category, from 2.00 p.m. GMC United takes on Northern United and at 4.00 p.m. FC Pioneers plays Flow Lancers FC. Players to look out for Raheem Peter, Deshaun Paul (Flow Lancers); Dante Barthelmy and Curtrel Francois (FC Pioneers); Mikel Castang (GMC United).

Tomorrow, in an Under-17 showdown at the ALRPF from 5.30 p.m. Valley Soccer will come up against New Generation and at 7.00 p.m. Hill Top United plays Flames FC.

In the Southern Zone at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds.

Eagles Under 11. (PHOTO: SM)

In Under-11 action, two matches will be played simultaneously, from 10.00 a.m. Black Panthers takes on DCYO and Eagles plays Knights.  Players to look out for, Silus St. Romain (Knights), Hamid Joseph (Eagles).

From 12.00 noon, in the Under 13s, Uptown Rebels will come up against Victory Eagles and Shamballa plays RYO. Players to look out for – Aunarje Theodore, Ryan Simeon and Tristan Alphonse (Uptown Rebels); Ethan Oculien (RYO).

Today, one match is on the cards in the Under-17 division; from 3.00 p.m. Black Panthers takes on OTR Striker. Players to look out for, Alpha Jn Louis (OTR Strikers); Inanco Sylvester (Black Panthers).

The double header in the Under-17 category in the Southern Zone scheduled for Sunday 20th September has been postponed.

According to the SLFA, the cancellation is inevitable and beyond their control at this time.

The matches affected – Shamballa versus Black Panthers and Eagles versus Uptown Rebels, these will be played at a date to be decided by the SLFA Technical Committee.

Points standing in matches played to date in the Northern and Western Zone: In the Under 11s – FC Pioneers – 7 points; Northern United – 4 points and T Valley – 4 points.

Knights Under 11 . (PHOTO: SM)

In the Under 13s – Pioneers – 7 points; Flow Lancers FC – 4 points; B1 FC – 4 points and in the Under 17s – GMC United – 7 points; Northern United – 6 points; Flames FC – 4 points and B1 FC – 4 points.

Points standing in matches played to date in the Southern Zone. In the Under 11s – Knights – 6 points; Victory Eagles – 4 points and Black Panthers – 2 points. In the Under 13s – Shambala Shiloh – 3 points; Black Panthers – 3 points; Uptown Rebels – 3 points and Knights – 3 points. In the Under 17s – Platinum – 9 points; Uptown Rebels – 6 points and Black Panthers – 6 points.

Meanwhile, two matches are scheduled for Sunday 20th in the SLFA Premire League tournament at the Canaries playing field: from 6.00 p.m. Roseau plays Gros Islet and at 8.00 p.m. Central Castries versus Canaries.

Black Panthers U 17s. (PHOTO: SM)

Also on Sunday 20th, from 6.00 p.m., the National Under-17 will fancy their chances against Vieux Fort North, while at 8.00 p.m. Vieux Fort South takes on Marchand at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds.

Anthony De Beauville is The VOICE Publishing Company’s multi-award winning sports journalist. He works closely with a number of sports federations including the Department of Youth Development and Sports, the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee and other organizations.

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