Nathan Lewis netted a double as Eastern Football Association Premier Division winners, Valtrin United booked a spot in this year’s bmobile National Super League thanks to a third straight win in the T&T Football Federation Champion of Champions Qualifying Tournament on Saturday.
Valtrin crushed Valencia United 4-0 while in the other match Siparia Spurs edged Petit Valley United 2-1 at Irwin Park, Siparia. The win pushed Valtrin points tally to maximum nine from three matches, three ahead of Tobago Football Association champions, Stokely Vale which was on a bye and who it faces in its final match on Sunday.
In the other match, Southern Football Association’s Spurs edged Northern Football Association’s Petit Valley 2-1. Going into the penultimate round of matches tomorrow (Wednesday), Stokely Vale will be hoping to secure the other promotion spot with a win away to Petit Valley at the Diego Martin Government Secondary, from 3.30 pm. Spurs will host Valencia in tomorrow’s other encounter at Irwin Park also from 3.30 pm.
Valtrin 4 (Nathan Lewis 25th, 60th, Kenan Osbourne 79th, Khalid Downes 85th) vs Valencia Utd 0.
Siparia Spurs 2 (Kerwin Baptiste 60th, Clint Tidd 85th) vs Petit Valley Utd 1 (Keno Goodridge 72nd).
Wednesday Feb 24:
Petit Valley vs Stokely Vale, Diego Martin Gov’t Sec Ground, 3.30pm
Siparia Spurs vs Valencia Utd, Irwin Park, Siparia, 3.30pm.
Saturday Feb 27:
Valencia Utd vs Petit Valley, Valencia Rec. Ground, 3.30pm.
Valtrin Utd vs Stokely Vale, NUGFW Ground, Valsayn, 3.30pm.