Saint Lucia: SLSA wins match in Sports Ministry U19 football champ

The Saint Lucia Sports Academy (SLSA) continued its winning streak on Monday, October 30 in the 2023 Ministry of Youth Development and Sports Under 19 football competition

Saint Lucia: SLSA wins match in Sports Ministry U19 football champ
Saint Lucia: SLSA wins match in Sports Ministry U19 football champ

Castries, Saint Lucia: The Saint Lucia Sports Academy (SLSA) continued its winning streak on Monday, October 30 in the 2023 Ministry of Youth Development and Sports Under 19 football competition. The matches are currently being played at the Gros Islet playing field.

They had to toil hard for a 4 – 2 victory over Entrepot Secondary School (ESS) in the first encounter of a doubleheader in Group B.

With the score at 1 nil in the 7th minute courtesy of a goal from the boots of Jeremiah Berthier of ESS, SLSA quickly recovered five minutes later (12th) to equalize (1-1) when Justice Germaine found the back of the nets.

It was soon all SLSA when their leading goal scorer Eymani Butcher scored his third hat trick in as many matches to take his goal tally to 14. He scored in the 18th, 23rd, and 58th minute of play.

Shevon Byron scored ESS’s second goal in the 56th minute

Earlier, St. Mary’s College, led by five goals from Keenan Joseph, announced themselves in the 2023 Ministry of Youth Development and Sports Under 19 schools football competition with a thumping 11 – 0 win over Bocage Secondary School at the Sab Playing Facility on Monday October 30.

Joseph scored in the 1st, 18th, 35th, 45th, and 48th minutes.

A double strike from Terry Morrille in the 8th and 38th minutes and Daniel Zakhour in the 57th and 73rd minute of play, Eli Prospere and Omarion Edwin each scored one in the 30th and 43rd minute, respectively. to get o the scoresheet.

Meanwhile, at the same facility, there was another goal fest on the day when Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) hammered Leon Hess Comprehensive Secondary School (LHCSS) 11- 0.

For SALCC, Mervin St. Romain led the scoring, with goals in the 11th, 22nd, 35th, 42nd, and 49th minutes. The other goal scorers for SALCC were Jahmauel Xavier in the 17th and 20th (penalty), Aiden Phillip in the 39th, Rawson Harris in the 53rd, Klay Doris in the 62nd, and Goethe Alphonse in the 76th minute.