Match night three of the second annual Turbo football tournament which kicked off on Monday night at the Ministry of Education (MOE) ground saw contrasting wins for Pouderoyen FC and Mahaica Determinators, but nevertheless these two teams are one step closer to clinching the title and the $800,000 first place cash prize.
In the feature match, Mahaica Determinators who performed creditably in the last Petra Organisation tournament (Limacol), needled Fruta Conquerors thanks to Kwon Goodings who found perfect footing to steer home the lone goal of the match, early (27th minute) in the first half.
Note: This Fruta Conquerors lineup featured players of the weakened second division squad of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Elite league champions.
Meanwhile, in the opening match, the Travis Bess coached Pouderoyen team that had lost to Police FC in the recently concluded Limacol football tournament, got off their campaign to a flying start with a commanding 3-0 win over Buxton Stars.
On the score sheet for the West Bank Demerara based club were Darrell Abrams (16th minute), Marvin Griffith (51st) and Ashley Harding (77th).
The final round-of-16 matches in this straight knockout tournament continues tonight at the same venue with two more matches featuring Georgetown Football Club (GFC), which will be aiming to win their first senior tournament in decades, matching skills with West Side’s Den Amstel FC at 18:30hrs.
In the feature match, city side Camptown will play knockout kings Grove Hi-tech of East Bank Demerara.
This knockout competition which has seen a total of $1.5 million in cash prizes up for grabs with the runners up pocketing $400,000, third $200,000 and fourth $100,000.
See Monday’s full results below.
Pouderoyen 3 – 0 Buxton
Goal scorers Pouderoyen
Darrell Abrams 16th
Marvin Griffith 51st
Ashley Harding 77th
Mahaica Determinators 1-0 Fruta Conquerors
Goal scorer Mahaica
Kwon Goodings 27th
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