Goals, goals, goals!

Goalkeepers were kept very busy in the latest round of the 2016/17 CIFA First Division with 24 goals being scored in three fixtures played on Saturday, 10 December.

Nearly half of the tallies came at the Annex where the ball was retrieved from the back of the net 11 times in the game between Academy SC and North Side SC.


Academy SC 2, North Side 9

Guiton King continued his amazing start to the season, picking up a hat-trick and pushing his season total to nine goals in five games, as North Side won 9-2. You read the score line correctly: 9-2!

King got the scoring going in the 13th minute and added two others (40th, 43rd) just before the end of the first half ended. Floyd McKenzie tried to keep pace with King in the First Division scoring race. His strikes in the 60th and 62nd minute pushed his season total to six, trailing only his teammate.

Quwayne Feron, Givvani Wesley, Shelldon Britings and Ronald Davis also scored for North Side. Jose La Rosa Ebanks and Jevon Forbes scored for Academy.


Guiton King (file photo)

Guiton King (file photo)


East End United 2, Cayman Brac FC 5

Cayman Brac FC picked up their third win in four games this season on the back of a brace from Thomas Dilbert-Jackson at the Haig Bodden Sports Complex in Bodden Town.

Bayron Martinez put the men from the Sister Island out front in the 4th minute before Dilbert-Jackson doubled the lead in the 18th minute. Cayman Brac FC led 2-0 at the break.

Dilbert-Jackson stretched the lead in the 62nd minute. East End United scored twice in two minutes thanks to Sean Ebanks and Jeval McLaughlin in the 74th and 76th minutes to make it a one-score difference.

Any thought of a comeback were shutdown when Denrick Gayle scored in the 77th, quickly followed by Dal Walton in the 79th as Cayman Brac FC won its second in a row. Brac and North Side are now three points behind George Town SC at the top of the table. George Town was inactive on Saturday.


Savannah Tigers 3, Elite SC 3

In the game at the Ed Bush Sports Complex in West Bay, Savannah Tigers and Elite SC played to a 3-3 draw. Tigers have yet to get a win after four outings and picked up their first point with the result.

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