GFF Super League 2012…Amelia’s Ward beat Victoria Kings 2-0; Buxton 0 Milerock 0; Den Amstel 0 Rosignol 0
Amelia’s Ward United recorded the lone win in the latest round of play in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Super League sponsored by FIFA under the Win in CONCACAF with CONCACAF Initiative.
The other two matches ended in exciting draws, Milerock were held to a 1-1 draw by the much improved Buxton United, while home team Rosignol United were held by the visiting Den Amstel 2-2 in an exciting encounter.
Playing in the first game of a double header at the BV Ground, Buxton United showed great resolve when they took the lead against Milerock in the 38th minute compliments of a Jamaal Booker goal.
The home team was able to hold the advantage until the 66th minute when Milerock struck back through Dishawn Joseph. Buxton did not help their cause in search of an upset win as they missed a first half penalty.
In the afternoon’s feature game, Amelia’s Ward United thumped Victoria Kings 2-0, Matthew White rocked the nets in the 30th minute, while goalkeeper Odel Allicock performed the final rights from the penalty spot in the 54th minute.
Up at the Blairmont Community Centre Ground, West Coast Berbice, the home team had to come from behind twice to share the spoils with a rampant Den Amstel, debutants at this level.
Den Amstel’s Gideon Payne it was who sent his side into the lead in just the 5th minute of play. The home team had to quickly compose themselves and hit back 22 minutes on much to the delight of their fans.
Den Amstel however, came with a plan and that they worked, regaining the lead in the 73rd minute through a Rondel Hutson goal.
With the minutes ticking away, the visitors were sensing an upset win but the tension and pressure was building on the home team to pull one out of the bag; and that they did with one minute to full time when Delbert Wilson tucked in the equaliser.
Competition will continue with three more games at two venues this Sunday. At the BV Ground in the lone game from 15:45hrs, Victoria Kings will entertain Milerock.
Super League action makes a return to the Mecca of football in the city, the GFC Ground where Pele and Amelia’s Ward United will face off in the first of a double header from 18:00hrs with the main event bringing together defending champions and current leaders Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United and BK International Western Tigers in a game that is expected to be a humdinger of a clash.