Newly crowned Digicel T&T Pro League champions, Central FC and Couva neighbours, DirecTV W Connection have been drawn apart for the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship semifinals carded for the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, May 22.
Caribbean Club Championship
Despite having to face each other in the semi-final round of the 2015 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship next month, current Digicel Pro League leaders Central FC and second-placed defending champions W Connection are both confident of securing berths at the 2015-2016 CONCACAF Champions League.
A second half double from Willis Plaza, led Trinidad and Tobago’s top Pro League side Central ‘The Shark’ Football Club to a 2-0 win over Suriname’s Inter Moengotapoe when Group 1 action in the Caribbean Football Union Club Championship continued last evening at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
T&T Pro League clubs Central FC and W Connection, both chasing berths at the 2015-2016 CONCACAF Champions League, will renew their rivalry on May 22 in the semi-final round of the 2015 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship after topping Groups 1 and 2 respectively.
Hashim Arcia scored a hat-trick and strike partner Shahdon Winchester a double, among two assists each, as TT Pro League powerhouse DIRECTV W Connection made easy of Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship debutants Guyana Defence Force 7-1 in a lopsided opening Group 2 match on Wednesday night.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Central FC aka the ‘Sharks’ continue to enjoy a dream debut season in the Caribbean Football Union Club Championship by trouncing Guyana’s top side Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United 3-1 win Group 1 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, last evening.
Central FC head coach Terry Fenwick must do without the services of former Trinidad and Tobago Under-20 World Cup defender, Uriah Bentick, when the “Couva Sharks” contest the Group stage of the 2015 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship, which serves as the qualifier tournament for the CONCACAF Champions League.
D- Day for T&T clubs
DEFENDING T&T Pro League champions Directv W Connection need only to avoid defeat this evening against Sugar Ridge SAP FC of Antigua and Barbuda in their final group match to reach the semi-final stage of the 2015 Caribbean Club Championship, but T&T runner-sup Central FC must beat tough Guyanese champions Alpha United in Providence to advance.
The DIRECTV W Connection FC technical staff announced the 18 member squad for Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Championship matches against the Guyana Defence Force, Waterhouse FC of Jamaica and SAP FC of Antigua between April 15-19 at the Ato Bolton Stadium, Couva.