Neil Benjamin Jr. scored his 15th goal in all competitions this season to lift W Connection to a 1-0 win over Super League side Guaya United on Wednesday night to complete the last four of the 2017 FA Trophy.
Former champions Morvant Caledonia United and Police FC, both of the Pro League, have booked their places into the 2017 FA Trophy semi-final round which is tentatively set November 26.
Guaya United topped Club Sando 6-5 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in a highly anticipated FA Trophy clash between the Super League leaders and the third-place Pro League outfit on Thursday.
While Santa Rosa's Big Cannons still could have won in the final act of a match filled with drama and controversy, the most important actor on the day was the referee.
Brazilian striker Euller Eduardo Silva Couto produced two assists in his first start for W Connection in a 3-0 win over Super League side Bethel United when Round-of-32 action in the 2017 FA Trophy continued on Wednesday.
Connection, D/Force, Civic, Police and C/S Moruga also progress to quarters.
Morvant Caledonia United made another leap towards a fourth FA Trophy by ousting fellow Pro League compatriots and defending champions North East Stars 4-1 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in one of six Round-of-16 clashes contested on Sunday.
Devorn Jorsling scored five goals, with his first three converted from the penalty spot, as Defence Force’s Pro League outfit marched into the FA Trophy 2017 Round-of-16 with a comprehensive 10-0 win over Eastern Football Association (EFA) side Trinity Rangers last Sunday.
Morvant Caledonia United will attempt another upset in the 2017 FA Trophy competition when they take on defending champions North East Stars from 3:30pm at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in one of seven Round-of-16 clashes on Sunday.
Guaya United, the current Super League leaders, avoided a monster clash against Pro League 2017 front runners North East Stars and W Connection in last week’s random draw of the 2017 FA Trophy Round-of-32—but Ron La Forest’s Green Army were pitted against the PL’s third-placed Club Sando, an outfit coached by his close friend and past student of the game, Angus Eve.