Both Defence Force and Central FC booked themselves into the Final of the 2013 First Citizens Cup via 4-3 and 3-2 penalty wins respectively on Friday night at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
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Central FC goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams and coach Terry Fenwick continued the war of words with Couva rivals DIRECTV W Connection today as they accused one of the Pro League’s most illustrious clubs of turning its back on local talent.
Central FC head coach Terry Fenwick has a point to make against DIRECTV W Connection, and wants to do it on Friday when both teams meet in the semi-final round of the First Citizens Cup at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
CALEDONIA AIA are probably going through one of their most miserable periods in the club’s 34-year-old history but the team’s founder and coach Jamaal Shabazz remains optimistic of a positive turn-around.
A touch of class by defender Marvin Jones on Monday night at the Marvin Lee Stadium separated Defence Force from two-time defending First Citizens Cup champions, Caledonia AIA, with a 1-0 quarterfinal win.
It will be a case of two derbies, one rich in history and the other relatively new in terms of the clubs, but not their coaches when the First Citizens Cup resumes with a semifinal double-header at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva from 6 pm today.
Point Fortin Civic and W Connection were joined by supporters for a minute of silence in support Ferencvárosi defender Akeem Adams who is critical following a heart attack on Wednesday.
Shifted goalposts, Facebook jabs and coveted captains were all part of an increasingly acrimonious build-up to tonight’s Couva derby as DIRECTV W Connection and Central FC prepare for a hotly contested First Citizens Cup semi-final clash from 8 pm at the Ato Boldon Stadium.
Stunning first half goals by Hector Sam and Rundell Winchester paced Central FC to defeat rivals North East Stars 2-1 in the first quarterfinal match of the 2013 First Citizens Cup on Friday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.