W Connection celebrated a fifth FA Trophy, reuniting with the title they last won in 2014 after defeating 10-men Police FC 3-1 last night at the Home of Football, Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva to bring down the curtain on the 2017 season for top-flight clubs.
W Connection and Police FC have set up an all-Pro League final of the 2017 FA Trophy on December 17 after comfortable semi-final wins yesterday over Tobago’s 1976 FC Phoenix, 3-0, and Morvant Caledonia United, 5-1, respectively, at Ato Boldon Stadium.
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.
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.
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.
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.