FA Cup quarterfinals draw set

Future SC and Academy SC (black) will meet in the quarterfinals.

The draw for the quarterfinals of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) Men’s FA Cup has been set for Sunday 21 January, 2018 – the eve of National Heroes Day.

Future Sports Club and Academy Sports Club are drawn in the first match-up to be played at Ed Bush Sports Complex at 5:00 p.m. That game will be followed by Elite Sports Club taking on Cayman Athletic at 7:30 p.m.

At the Annex, George Town SC faces Cayman Brac FC at 5:00 p.m. followed by Scholars International vs Sunset FC at 7:30 p.m.

Sunset advanced to the quarterfinals by defeating last season’s FA Cup champions, Bodden Town FC in the opening round that ended with a tense penalty shootout in December.

In what’s seen as an upset, Future Sports Club beat Latinos FC 2-0 with goals from Maikel Ebanks and Cordell Andrade.

Cayman Athletic rolled past East End United 6-0 in the earlier match-up. Almando Forrester had a hat-trick, with two goals from Gary Whittaker and another from David Connolly.

Rolly Bodden’s 61st minute goal was the winner for Scholars International in a 1-0 triumph over Roma United.

Elite Sports Club beat North Side SC 3-1 with goals from Raul Rodriguez and Christopher Reeves after a Quwayne Ferron own-goal gave them the early lead. Guiton King scored for North Side.

George Town SC beat Tigers FC 2-0 with goals from Tex Whitelocke and Andres Ruiz. Raymond Jackson-Dilbert’s goal gave Cayman Brac FC the 1-0 win over Alliance FC.

Academy Sports Club drew a bye in the first round.


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