Guinness ‘ Greatest of the Streets’ Futsal Football Competition…Semi-final matchups fixed following pulsating ¼ finals action
After a night of pulsating quarter-final action in this year’s Linden
segment of the Guinness ‘ Greatest of the Streets’ Futsal Football Competition on Tuesday night, the semi-final matchups have been settled and fans could expect a similar set of performances this evening when the tournament resumes, at the Wisroc / Amelia’s Ward Bus Park.
In the opening game, PokerBurg, who survived 2-1 on penalty kicks against Pepper Skull after regulation time failed to separate them following a 1-1 stalemate will look to continue their good run against Hard Knocks, a 1-0 survivor against Half Mile / One Mile, while Amelia’s Ward Russians that registered a hard fought 1-0 win over Rough and Rugged faces Retrieve Unknowns, who eliminated a powerful Sherriff Squad after producing a clinical display.
In results of quarter-final action:
Pokerburg beat Pepper Skull 2-1 on penalty kicks after regulation time ended 1-1.
Damion Williams netted in the 11th minute for Pokerburg, while Pepper Skull’s response came off the boots of Robin Adams in the19th min.
Amelia’s Ward Russians squeezed past Rough and Rugged 1-0.
Carlos Grant scored the winner in the 14th min.
Hard knocks then beat Half Mile / One Mile 1-0.
On target for the winners was Ray Bobb Semple, who netted in the 6th min.
Retrieve Unknowns easily disposed of Sherriff Squad 3-1.
The players on target were Marcello Jansen, who netted in the 3rd and 12th minutes, while Darrel George added the other goal in the 7th min.
Sherriff Squad’s consolation strike came from Colwyn David in the 9th min.
Meanwhile, in the two exhibition games Overseas All-Stars beat L.E.I 2-0 with Roy Mingo (3rd) and Jermaine Alfred (6th), the goal-scorers.
In the second game, Team Guinness Greatness hammered L.U.C.S.L 5-2.
Jason Blair 4th and 7th, Mortimer Stewart( Banks D.I.H Events Manager) 8th min, Rawle (Boney) Gittens 12th and 14th min were the players on the score-sheet, while L.U.C.S.L goal-scorers were John Murray 9th min and Del Coxin 11th min.
Starting time is 19:00 hrs.