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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #60 on: November 27, 2015, 06:23:55 AM »
Robley double deny Defence Force lead.
By Nigel A Campbell (Guardian).


Kareem Robley scored twice as lowly Bethel United denied Defence Force from going top of the CNG Super League Premier Division after a 2-2 draw on Sunday.

With table leaders Guaya United (40 points) not in due to its  Toyota Classic duties, Defence Force (38 points) had a chance to regain top spot on the 15-team table.

Jahvon Neptune got the “Teteron Men” off to the best start possible witha  15th minute opener, but within eight minutes Robley got Bethel on level terms. Ten minutes before the half-time interval, Aaron Lester restored Defence Force’s slim lead at 2-1, but three minutes into the second-half, Robley got his second of the match to earn his team a share of the points.

With the point earned, Defence Force improved to 39 points from 19 matches, still one behind Guaya United which has two matches in hand while third placed Tobago 1976 FC Phoenix has 33 points from 18 matches, after whipping visitors Marabella Family Crisis Centre, 3-1 at Canaan Ground, Bon Accord.

The duo of Aqui Raiem Raymond (28th) and Stefano Wright (37th) netted for Pheonix to lead 2-0 at the half, while Keston Cupid pulled a goal back for Marabella in the 67th, before Darryl Trim sealed all three points for the hosts in the 89th.

Elsewhere, Police blanked Real Maracas 2-0 at the St James Barracks and WASA whipped Club Sando Moruga 3-1 at Grand Chemin Recreation Ground.

Sunday’s CNG Super League Premier Division Results:

Sunday November 22:

Phoenix 3 (Aqui Raiem Raymond 28th, Stefano Wright 37th, Darryl Trim 89th) vs Marabella Family 1 (Keston Cupid 67th) 

Police FC 2 (Kerron Purcell 12th, Jason Boodram 73rd) vs Real Maracas 0

WASA 3 (Christian Young 4th, Nathan Julien 20th, 45th) vs Club Sando Moruga 1 (Nigel John 52nd)

Defence Force 2 (Jahvon Neptune 15th, Aaron Lester 35th) vs Bethel United 2 (Kareem Robley 23rd, 48th)

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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #61 on: December 08, 2015, 11:04:06 AM »
What happening with local football? Is football season, homies!

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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #62 on: December 15, 2015, 03:24:54 AM »
Hughes brace keeps Guaya on title course.
By Nigel Simon (Guardian).


Carlos Hughes scored a goal in each as Guaya United whipped Police FC 3-1 to continue on its path to the CNG Super League Premier Division title at St James Barracks Ground, Long Circular on Sunday.

The visitors took the lead as early as the 13th minute through Keylon Thomas while Hughes made it 2-0 at the half, with his first of the match in the 27th minute. On the resumption, Colin William pulled a goal back for Police FC in the 61st minute, but four minutes later, Hughes got his second of the match and Guaya’s third to put his on easy footing until the final whistle.

The win lifted Guaya United to 50 points from 21 matches on the 15-team table, two more than Defence Force which has played a match more. At a distant third is Tobago Phoenix 1976 with 40 points.

At the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella, Defence Force got a 90th minute goal from Michael Edwards to edge host Marabella Family Crisis Centre 1-0 while  Tobago Phoenix 1976 spanked La Horquetta SA 4-0 led by two goals from Onasi Forde in the 28th and 36th. The Premier Division will now take a break until January 7, 2016.

Sunday’s CNG Super League Premier Division Results:


Bethel United 1 (Densyl James 43rd) vs Real Maracas 0

Tobago Phoenix 4 (Onasi Forde 28th, 36th, Shelton Williams 59th, Che Richards 90th) vs La Horquetta 0

WASA 4 (Nathan Julien 29th, 50th, 74th, Michael-Lee Celestine 54th) vs Stokely Vale 2 (Lashawn Roberts 67th, 88th)

Club Sando Moruga 4 (Sharkell Louison 13th, Nigel John 40th,Glendon Phillip 83rd, Maurice Dick 90th) vs Petrotrin Palo Seco 0

Guaya United 3 (Keylon Thomas 13th, Carlon Hughes 27th, 65th) vs Police FC 1 (Colin Williams 61st)

Defence Force 1 (Michael Edwards 90th) vs Marabella Family CC 0

Matura ReUnited 0 vs FC Santa Rosa 0

Current CNG Premier Division Standings:

Teams    P    W    D    L    F    A    Pts
Guaya Utd    21    16    2    3    58    31    50
Defence Force    22    15    3    4    49    24    48
Tobago Phoenix    22    12    4    6    41    27    40
Matura Reunited    21    10    5    6    40    37    35
WASA    23    10    4    9    35    25    34
Santa Rosa    22    9    6    7    35    31    33
Police FC    22    9    5    8    49    38    32
Siparia Spurs    21    8    7    6    47    51    31
Marabella Family    22    6    9    7    45    43    27
Petrotrin Palo Seco    21    7    5    9    39    42    26
Club Sando Moruga    21    7    5    9    34    38    26
Bethel Utd    22    6    2    14    27    42    20
La Horquetta S.A.    20    5    4    11    35    53    19
Real Maracas    22    4    3    15    23    47    15
Stokely Vale    22    3    6    13    20    50    15

Upcoming matches:

January 1, 2016:

Tobago Phoenix vs Club Sando Moruga, Canaan Ground, Bon Accord, 5 pm
Siparia Spurs vs La Horquetta S.A, Petrotrn Ground, Fyzabad, 3.30 pm
Guaya United vs Defence Force, Guaya Rec. Ground, 3.30 pm
WASA FC vs Real Maracas, WASA Ground, St Joseph, 5 pm
Police FC vs Marabella Family CC, St James Barracks Ground, 3.30 pm
Matura Re United vs Petrotrin Palo Seco, Matura Rec. Ground, 5 pm
Stokely Vale vs FC Santa Rosa, Plymouth Rec. Grd, 5 pm.

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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #63 on: December 23, 2015, 06:10:57 AM »
QPCC earns Pro League promotion.
T&T Guardian Reports.


...as Edinburgh survives relegation

Benedict Barrett continued his rich run of form to help earn Queen Park (QPCC) promotion into the Digicel Pro League next season, after it got past T&T Prison Services FC 3-1 in the CNG Super League Championship Division final round decider on Monday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo`.

Going into the contest one point behind T&T Prison Services, Queen’s Park knew they had to get full points to book a place in the Pro League next season. Barrett’s 54th minute goal gave Queen’s Park a 3-0 lead early in the second half, before Questelle Walters scored a consolation item for Prisons in the 85th minute.

In the first half Shabaka Mahluli opened the scoring for Queen’s Park in the 20th minute, before Jason Devenish got on the scoresheet one minute before the halftime whistle. Queen’s Park also won $120,000 for the top prize.

The match between the two team was scheduled to be played on December 15 but a power outage in Port-of-Spain shortly before kick off forced the officials to postpone the match.

Edinburgh survived relegation with a 2-1 win over Petit Valley United FC. Calvi Grazette broke the deadlock on the stroke of halftime to give Edinburgh a 1-0 lead at the break.

There was late drama in the match as two goals were scored in the last four minutes. Keston Bibby-Cummings equalized for Petit Valley, before David Lendor rescued Edinburgh with a goal one minute before full time.

Meanwhile, Cunupia’s Stevon Stoute and UTT’s Jamal Creighton shared the scoring title, both finishing on 22 goals.

Mikheil Peters of Barrackpore United was on behind them on 21 goals, a fine performance, given that Barrackpore finished fourth from the bottom.

Hector Sam, the former national striker, had the fourth-highest tally of 18 goals for Saddle Hill Hotspur.

The CNG Super League now takes a break for the holidays; action will resume in the Premier Division on January 7th

RESULTS

Edinburgh 500 FC 2 (Calvi Grazette 45th, David Lendor 89th) vs Petit Valley United FC 1 (Keston Bibby-Cummings 86th)

Queen’s Park 3 (Shabaka Mahluli 20th, Jason Devenish 44th, Benedict Barnett 54th) vs T&T Prison Services FC 1 (Questelle Walters 85th)

FINAL STANDINGS

Teams    P    W    D    L    F    A    Pts
QPCC    18    13    4    1    41    23    43
T&T Prison Service    18    13    2    3    44    17    41
Cunupia FC    18    11    6    1    43    18    39
Saddle Hill    18    8    2    8    45    40    26
UTT    18    7    2    9    45    36    23
Petit Valley    18    6    3    9    32    39    21
Barrackpore Utd    18    6    2    10    34    31    20
Edinburgh 500    18    5    2    11    20    36    17
Chaguanas FC    18    4    4    10    23    45    16
Malaba FC    18    3    1    14    23    65    10

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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #64 on: December 23, 2015, 08:26:45 AM »
QPCC earns Pro League promotion.
T&T Guardian Reports.


...as Edinburgh survives relegation

Benedict Barrett continued his rich run of form to help earn Queen Park (QPCC) promotion into the Digicel Pro League next season, after it got past T&T Prison Services FC 3-1 in the CNG Super League Championship Division final round decider on Monday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo`.

Going into the contest one point behind T&T Prison Services, Queen’s Park knew they had to get full points to book a place in the Pro League next season. Barrett’s 54th minute goal gave Queen’s Park a 3-0 lead early in the second half, before Questelle Walters scored a consolation item for Prisons in the 85th minute.

Whappen tuh dem ahtall? QPCC get promote tuh de National Super League Premiership Division, NOT de Pro League. Come on man.
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Playbook Management International sponsors 1976 FC Phoenix
« Reply #65 on: January 06, 2016, 01:29:10 PM »
Playbook Management International sponsors 1976 FC Phoenix
Tobago News


Coach of 1976 FC Phoenix, Terry Williams, is quite elated with the recent development in the memorandum of understanding signed between the club and Playbook Management International (PMI).

Coach Williams revealed that American executive Michael Hitchcock who owns and operates Fort Worth Vaqueros FC in the American minor leagues and is part owner of professional English club Alfreton Town recently paid a visit to Tobago to move their agreement forward.

Both parties met with a high-powered team from the Tobago House of Assembly which included Secretary for Education, Youth Affairs and Sport, Huey Cadette, Director of Sport, Justin Latapy and Theophilus Trim to bring them up to date on matters related to the contract signed last July.

PMI has agreed to support the club financially for the next three years. This support will involve the provision of uniforms and players’ development.

It is hoped that the union will create opportunities for young, talented Tobagonians to ply their trade in the US and England.

PMI and Phoenix will both receive fifty percent of any player transfer during the period.

In his meeting with the members of the THA, Hitchcock stressed that a website is been created which will be launched in January to promote both 1976 FC Phoenix and Tobago as a sports tourism destination. He however lamented the state of the pitch at Canaan which he advised must be upgraded to facilitate team visits.

In 2016, two Under14 players will be selected from the Phoenix Academy to join Vaqueros FC to play in the Dallas Cup. Shortlisted are standouts from the recently concluded Primary Schools league Kyle Jack, Daniel Marcelle and Oshea Williams. 

It is also the intention of the organisation to invite current Phoenix players to train with the American based club then move them to Alfreton Town where they would be oriented into the professional environment.

Shortlisted are Onasi Forde, Andel Brown, Che Richards and Darryl Trim.

In 2017, it is also proposed to fund a youth team to the Dallas Cup which will involve teams and scouts from all over the world.

This initiative will give players an opportunity to be seen for possible future contract abroad.

Other initiative agreed between both parties are the possibility of hosting youth and senior tournament on the sister isle in the future.
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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #66 on: January 06, 2016, 02:41:26 PM »
In 2017, it is also proposed to fund a youth team to the Dallas Cup which will involve teams and scouts from all over the world.

If this was to be true, it would be great for the youths of Tobago. It would have been nice if he could have sponsored Phoenix to enter the proleague.
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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #67 on: January 12, 2016, 03:37:41 AM »
Defence Force hold off Siparia Spurs.
T&T Newsday Reports.


DEFENCE FORCE held off a late challenge from Siparia Spurs to prevail 3-2 on Sunday, in their Match Day 27 encounter of the CNG National Super League Premiership Division.

At the Petrotrin Ground in Fyzabad, Defence Force thought they had the game won after Michael Edwards netted a double, in the seventh and 24th minutes, with Ronald St Louis adding the third in the 77th.

But Andy London scored a pair for the hosts in the 87th and 89th to reduce the deficit and set up a nervy finish. However, Defence Force held firm in the dying seconds, to keep their lead in the 15-team points standings.

Guaya United stayed in second place after a similar 3-2 result over FC Santa Rosa, at the Guaya Recreation Ground in Guayaguayare.

Santa Rosa went ahead courtesy a tenth minute own goal, but Jody Allsop equalised in the 21st. Gary Bart restored Santa Rosa’s lead in the 43rd, but Guaya levelled the scores two minutes later, courtesy of Kheelon Mitchell.

Two minutes into the second half, captain/ assistant coach Ryan Stewart found the back of the net to seal full points for the hosts.

Another team to register a 3-2 win were Tobago FC Phoenix 1976, over Petrotrin Palo Seco at the Palo Seco Velodrome.

Lejandro Williams (14th and 38th) and Aqui-Raiem Raymond (87th) struck for Phoenix, while Willan Garcia (60th) and Cebastian Bailey (90th) replied for Palo Seco.

Matura ReUnited jumped from sixth to fourth after a narrow 1-0 win over Police at the Matura Recreation Ground - Dorian Robinson found the back of the net in the 65th.

Former Trinidad and Tobago Under-20 striker Juma Clarence notched a beaver-trick as Marabella Family Crisis Centre blanked La Horquetta SA 4-2 at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Arima. Clarence got his name on the scoresheet in the eighth, 41st, 67th and 85th minutes, while Omeaku Barbour (seventh) and Kwesi Windsor (79th) replied for La Horquetta.

Club Sando Moruga, ironically, had a similar 4-2 result over Bethel United at the Montgomery Recreation Ground.

Nigel John (22nd and 90th), Anderson Toussaint (65th) and Trevon Mitchell (78th) netted for Club Sando Moruga, while Teejay Cadiz (third and 32nd) scored for Bethel.

And, in the clash of the lowly-placed teams, Real Maracas trounced Stokely Vale 6-1 at the Maracas Recreation Ground.

Aaron Peters (26th, 41st and 52nd), Christian Thomas (33rd), Ricardo Bennett (46th) and Marvin Manswell (49th) were the goal-getters for Maracas, while Lashawn Roberts (74th) pulled one back for Stokely Vale.

Teams

Real Maracas (3-4-3): 1.Kelon Rampersad (GK); 16.Kerwyn Bartholomew (captain), 4.Marvin Manswell, 27.Kester Mejias; 20.Aaron Peters, 11.Ricardo Bennett (24.Michael Yaw Darko 81), 23.Marc Leslie, 15.Kadeem Graham; 9.Dillon Bartholomew (6.Jabari Braithwaite 72), 21.Christian Thomas (25.Isaiah Irish 78), 12.Curt Danclair.

Unused substitutes: 30.Emmanuel John (GK), 3.Anthony Frank, 19.Shirkel Diamond, 28.Kevin McLean.

Coach: Michael McComie

Stokely Vale FC (4-4-1): 28.Jeyriel Stephen (GK); 2.Jevon Williams, 4.Anthony Cooper, 3.Ken Alleyne, 29.Lashawn Roberts; 27.Kevin Thomas, 13.Omar Charles, 7.Travis Winchester (captain), 10.Krishawn Joseph; 21.Brian Hinds.

Coach: James Campbell

Referee: Sheldon Gomez

Man of the match: Ricardo Bennett (Real Maracas)

CNG National Super League League Premiership

(Sunday January 9)

Siparia Spurs 2 (Andy London 87, 89), Defence Force 3 (Michael Edwards 7, 24, Ronald St Louis 77) at Petrotrin Ground, Fyzabad;

Real Maracas FC 6 (Aaron Peters 25, 43, 53, Christian Thomas 32, Ricardo Bennett 47, Marvin Manswell 49), Stokely Vale FC 1 (Lashawn Roberts 75) at Maracas Recreation Ground;

La Horquetta SA 2 (Omeaku Barbour 7, Kwesi Windsor 79), Marabella Family CC 4 (Juma Clarence 8, 41, 67, 85) at Larry Gomes Stadium;

Guaya United 3 (Jody Allsop 21, Kheelon Mitchell 45, Ryan Stewart 47), FC Santa Rosa 2 (OG 10, Gary Bart 43) at Guaya Recreation Ground;

Matura ReUnited 1 (Dorian Robinson 65), Police FC 0 at Matura Recreation Ground;

Bethel United 2 (Teejay Cadiz 3, 32), Club Sando Moruga 4 (Nigel John 22, 90, Anderson Toussaint 65, Trevon Mitchell 78) at Montgomery Recreation Ground;

Petrotrin Palo Seco 2 (Willian Garcia 60, Cebastian Bailey 90), Tobago FC Phoenix 1976 3 (LeJandro Williams 14, 38, Aqui-Raiem Raymond 87).

Upcoming NSL fixtures

(Thursday January 14)

Club Sando Moruga v Marabella Family CC, 4 pm, Grand Chemin Recreation Ground;

Matura ReUnited v Petrotrin Palo Seco, 4 pm, Matura Recreation Ground;

FC Santa Rosa v La Horquetta SA, 5 pm, Marvin Lee Stadium;

Stokely Vale v Guaya United, 5 pm, Plymouth Recreation Ground;

WASA FC v Real Maracas FC, 5 pm, Matura Recreation Ground.

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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #68 on: January 19, 2016, 02:01:56 AM »
Belgrave extends D/Force Super League lead.
By Nigel Simon (Guardian).


Forward Josimar Belgrave scored a goal in each half as Defence Force whipped Tobago FC Phoenix 1976 3-1 in their top-of-the-table CNG National Super League Premier Division clash on Sunday to widen its lead over idle Guaya United.

Going into the match at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva with a one point advantage over Guaya United from a match more at the top of the 15-team table, Defence Force was in the hunt to pick up three valuable points. However, it was third placed Phoenix which took the lead as early as the fourth minute to put the host under pressure.

Belgrave then got the “Teteron men” level in the 26th minute for a 1-1 half-time scoreline before he put his team ahead in the 56th minute with his joint league best 21st goal of the season, the same as Guaya United’s Carlon Hughes and captain Ryan Stewart.

Defence Force continued to enjoy the better of the exchanges and with four minutes left on the clock, Aaron Lester sealed all three points to lift his team to 57 points from 25 matches and three left to play.

Guaya United is second with 53 points and two matches in hand followed by Tobago Phoenix with 46 points from 25 matches, Matura Reunited (44 from 24 matches) and FC Santa Rosa, with 40 from 26 matches.

Up at Matura Recreation Ground, Keish Charles netted with the last kick of the match to earn Matura Re United, a 1-0 win over Real Maracas while FC Santa Rosa and Petrotrin Palo Seco battled to a 1-1 draw at the Marvin Lee Stadium, Macaoya.

The quest for the league title resumes on Thursday with Defence Force and Guaya United, both in action against Matura Re United and Tobago Phoenix respectively.

Teams

WASA FC (4-2-3-1): 34.Anthony Alleyne (GK);14.Christopher Mitchell (16.Kylon Gay 76), 2.Damien Pompey, 5.Akil Harley (captain), 20.Dillon Peterson; 28.Ethan Robinson, 8.Kevon Henry; 21.Christian Young (24.Sheldon Nesbitt 46), 19.Kirth Hutchinson (9.Akiel Guevara 46), 7.Nathan Julien; 111.Michael-Lee Celestine.

Unused Substitutes: 1.Michael Woods (GK), 22.Justin Garcia, 26.Glen Walker.

Coach: Shurland David

La Horquetta SA (4-4-1-1): 00.Kerron Jones (GK); 19.Ricardo Cornwall, 4.Kevin Mulzac (captain), 13.Taje Commissiong, 14.Cedric Commissiong; 18.Kerron St Cyr (11.Omeaku Barbour 63), 29.Andre Rampersad, 5.Sherwayne Morris, 9.Keston Jones; 20.Kwesi Windsor (15.Kern Roberts 71); 10.Antonio Auguste (6.Atiba Hackette 63).

Unused Substitutes: Sean Marshall (GK), 3.Dion Thomas, 16.Alexis Blackwell, 17.Fredric Commissiong.

Coach: Errol Jointe

Referee: Johann Corneille

CNG National Super League Results

Defence Force 3 (Josimar Belgrave 21st, 56th, Aaron Lester 86th) vs Tobago Phoenix 1 (Lejandro Williams 4th)

Marabella Family CC 3 (Juma Clarence 74th, 90th, Javed Mohammed 81st) vs Bethel United 1 (Makan Hislop 29th)

Stokely Vale 1 (Akeilon Murphy 89th) vs Siparia Spurs 1 (Chris Collins 29th)

Club Sando Moruga 2 (Kyle Morgan 52nd, Marcus John 90th) vs Police FC 1 (Dwight Elliot 90th)

Matura Re United 1 (Keish Charles 90th) vs Real Maracas 0

WASA 1 (Michael-Lee Celestine 3rd) vs La Horquetta S.A 0

FC Santa Rosa 1 (Devon King 53rd) vs Petrotrin Palo Seco 1 (Antuan John 10th)

Latest Standings

Teams    P    W    D    L    F    A    Pts
Defence Force    25    18    3    4    58    29    57
Guaya Utd    23    17    2    4    63    27    53
Tobago Phoenix    25    14    4    7    49    33    46
Matura Re Utd    24    13    5    6    45    39    44
FC Santa Rosa    26    11    7    8    44    35    40
WASA FC    24    11    4    9    36    25    37
Marabella Family    26    9    9    8    55    51    36
Police FC    24    10    5    9    52    39    35
Siparia Spurs    24    9    8    7    53    55    35
Club Sando Moruga    25    9    5    11    43    48    32
Petrotrin Palo Seco    24    7    6    11    44    49    27
Bethel Utd    24    6    2    16    30    49    20
La Horquetta    24    5    4    15    37    65    19
Real Maracas    24    5    3    16    29    49    18
Stokely Vale    25    3    7    15    24    59    15
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Re: 2015/16 National Super League Thread
« Reply #69 on: February 23, 2016, 03:51:00 AM »
Alexander praises team spirit for $240,000 title.
By Nigel Simon (Guardian).


Tobagonian Kelshall Alexander says that team spirit from the entire technical staff and players was key to Defence Force capturing the $240,000 winners cheque in the 2015/2016 CNG National Super League Premier Division on Sunday.

The “Teteron Men” went into their final round match against cellar-placed Stokely Vale needing a win to be certain of the title and did so in emphatic style with an 8-2 spanking of the visitors at the Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya, led by a beaver-trick from Josimar Belgrave, a hat-trick by Michael Edwards and one from Christon Thomas.

With the win Defence Force ended its 28-match campaign with 66 points, one more than Guaya United which defeated La Horquetta S.A, 3-1 for the $120,000 runner-up prize and commenting on the title triumph, 42-year-old Corporal Alexander said, “ I don’t think our success cannot be put down to any one individual person, but a total team effort as from the start of the season we all had the same goal in mind and that was to be champions when the season concludes.

Reflecting on the topsy-turvy race with Guaya United which led the table for a considerable amount of time as well during the season, before slipping up, Alexander, a former Defence Force T&T Pro League player said he always had confidence in his team. “We knew Guaya was one of the teams to watch from the start of the season and when they took early lead on the table, we just needed to take it one match at a time and hope that things go our away. “They (Guaya) slipped up and we took full advantage and in the end, won by the narrowest of margins.

Alexander was also full of praise for the contributions made by his senior players in Belgrave, Edwards, Baptiste, Keston Williams, goalkeeper Kevin Graham, Dexter Pacheco, Dexter Thornhill  and captain Christopher Durity. He said, “These guys were very important to the team not just on the field of play, but as leaders in the dressing room as well with the wealth of experience they brough from playing at the higher level at national teams and the Pro League.”

“I also depended on them a lot to bring a higher level of discipline to the group as well, because having been part of the Defence Force Pro League title winning teams in the past, they all know what is required to attain success, and it was evident that it trickled down to the rest of the guys in the team, to bring reward.

Despite the inclusion of the experienced players Alexander admitted that it was not all easy as times, because as a former player it was somethings frustrating to see your game plan and instructions not be carried out. He stated, “As an ex-player I have to admit I was tempted at times to put back on my playing gears, but I am normally involved with the training sessions as a player so I was able to let them see first hand, how I wanted things to be done and they responded well on most occasions.”

Looking ahead, Alexander said his players will have the week off before resuming training on February 29 for the T&T Football Association FA Trophy competition. “The FA competition is due to start soon and while the date has not been finalised we don’t want to be caught off guard. So we have to keep our momentum and focus as we want to make a big impact in the tournament as well,” warned Alexander.

In addition to the league crown, Belgrave also captured the “Most Goals” accolade with a stunning 31 goals, while La Horquetta joined Stokely Vale as the two clubs to be demoted to the Championship Division as Real Maracas and Bethel United both picked up points in their contest. 1976 Tobago Phoenix and Matura Re United, which ended third and fourth on the table collected $100,000 and $80,000 respectively.

Results

Sunday:

Police FC 3 (Kareem Perry 28th, 37th, 64th) vs Petrotrin Palo Seco 2 (Brent Garcia 59th, own goal 65th)

WASA FC 3 (Kirth Hutchinson 60th, Gary Glasgow 65th) vs Tobago FC Phoenix 1976 0

Real Maracas FC 3 (Aaron Peters 69th, Marvin Manswell 88th, 90th) vs FC Santa Rosa 2 (Keston Henry 26th, Jean-Paul Aqui-Blanc 56th)

Siparia Spurs 3 (Andy London 61st, 87th, Daniel Garcia 80th) vs Club Sando Moruga 1 (Shakell Louison 29th)

Guaya United 3 (Kheelon Ferrier 11th, Erarlon Thomas 52nd, Carlon Hughes 78th) vs La Horquetta S.A 1 (Keston Jones 16th)

Bethel United 1 (Densyl James 24th) vs Matura Re United 1 (Keryn Vincent 6th)

Defence Force 8 (Josimar Belgrave 37th, 49th, 69th, 80th, Michael Edwards 46th, 63rd, 72nd, Christon Baptiste 83rd) vs Stokely Vale FC 2 (Krishawn Joseph 36th, Travis Winchester 53rd)

Final Standings

Teams    P    W    D    L    F    A    Pts
Defence Force    28    21    3    4    76    33    66
Guaya Utd    28    21    2    5    77    43    65
Tobago Phoenix    28    16    5    8    53    37    52
Matura ReUtd    28    13    7    8    48    49    46
Siparia Spurs    28    12    9    7    61    57    45
WASA FC    28    12    4    12    42    33    40
FC Santa Rosa    28    11    7    10    46    40    40
Marabella Family    28    10    9    9    58    54    39
Police FC    28    11    5    12    57    49    38
Club Sando Moruga    28    11    5    12    48    52    38
Petrotrin Palo Seco    28    7    6    15    47    58    27
Real Maracas    28    8    3    17    37    55    27
Bethel Utd    28    7    4    17    35    55    25
La Horquetta S.A.    28    6    6    16    46    73    24
Stokely Vale    28    3    8    17    30    73    17

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Defence Force take aim for fifth straight Super League crown
T&T Newsday Reports.


DEFENCE FORCE completed their successful campaign in the Premiership Division of the CNG National Super League in emphatic fashion on Sunday.

At the Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Defence Force annihilated table-proppers Stokely Vale 8-2 to clinch the 2015-2016 title.

Guaya United, the only other team left with a chance to take the title, did their part in defeating La Horquetta SA 3-1 at the Larry Gomes Stadium Training Field, Arima. But they finished on 65 points, one point behind Defence Force.

Both La Horquetta and Stokely Vale will be relegated to the 2016-2017 Championship Division, as they have occupied the last two positions on the 15-team standings. And Queen’s Park, the 2015-2016 Championship Division winners, will be promoted to the 2016-2017 Premiership Division.

At Macoya, Josimar Belgrave registered a beaver-trick while Michael Edwards recorded a hattrick in the one-sided rout.

Belgrave, who topped the scoring chart with 31 goals, found the back of the net in the 37th, 49th, 69th and 80th minutes while Edwards, who was joint third with Guaya’s captain Ryan Stewart with 23 goals, struck in the 46th, 63rd and 72nd minutes on Sunday.

The other goal for Defence Force was scored by Christon Baptiste (83rd).

Stokely Vale, who won three times this season (the lowest of the 15 participants), got a goal apiece from Krishawn Joseph (36th) and Travis Winchester (53rd).

At Arima, Guaya took the lead in the 11th minute courtesy of Kheelon Ferrier but Keston Jones equalised five minutes later. Earlon Thomas restored Guaya’s advantage in the 52nd and Carlon Hughes, the season’s second-highest scorer with 25, scored in the 78th.

Tobago Phoenix FC 1976 finished in third place, despite a 2-0 loss away to WASA FC. Kirth Hutchinson (60th) and ex-Trinidad and Tobago striker Gary Glasgow (65th) got the goals for the hosts, who jumped three places to sixth on the standings.

Fourth-placed Matura ReUnited were held to a 1-1 draw away to Bethel United at the Montgomery Recreation Ground.

Kerrin Vincent gave Matura a sixth minute lead but Densyl James levelled the scores in the 24th.

Police climbed up one place to ninth after a 3-2 win against Petrotrin Palo Seco at the Palo Seco Velodrome. Kareem Perry scored a hat-trick for Police, in the 28th, 37th and 64th, while Palo Seco were reliant on a strike from Brent Garcia (59th) and an own goal (65th).

Andy London scored twice, in the 61st and 87th, as Siparia Spurs took care of 2014-2015 winners Club Sando Moruga 3-1 at the Petrotrin Ground in Fyzabad.

Daniel Garcia (80th) got the other item for Siparia, while Shakell Louison (29th) scored for Club Sando Moruga.

Another team earning a comefrom- behind win were Real Maracas, who got past FC Santa Rosa 3-2 at the Maracas Recreation Ground. Keston Henry (26th) and Jean-Paul Aqui-Blanc (56th) were on target for Santa Rosa but Maracas responded with goals from Aaron Peters (69th) and Marvin Manswell (88th and 90th).

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