KFC Elite League: Fruta Conquerors, Buxton United pick up wins
Fruta Conquerors FC and Buxton United FC are the latest winners in the KFC Elite League as the tournament continued over the weekend.
At the Guyana Football Federation’s National Training Centre (NTC), first Jermaine Padmore found the back of the net in the 59th minute to break the ice between Fruta and Milerock FC, while Neron Barrow’s well-placed shot from the edge of the box in the 74th minute sealed Fruta’s 2-0 win.
Later on, a solitary goal from Dean Daniels in the 45th+2 was all it took for Buxton United to get three points over Victoria Kings.
Following the weekend’s fixtures, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) FC sit atop the points table with three wins (nine points) in as many games. The soldiers are followed by Buxton United, who have garnered seven points from their four games. Western Tigers, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) FC and Santos FC all have three points, with goal differences of +11, +9 and +8 respectively. However, Western Tigers and GPF have only played two games, as compared to Santos’ three.
Defending champions Fruta Conquerors have picked up six points in three games while Ann’s Grove United have a solitary point after three games played.
The remaining teams – Den Amstel FC, Milerock FC and Victoria Kings FC – are all yet to pick up any points in the tournament.
The KFC Elite League is set to continue today, Tuesday, June 6, with a clash between Den Amstel FC and Ann’s Grove United FC at 19:00h, after which the GDF FC will take on Western Tigers at 21:00h. Both games will be contested at the GFF’s NTC at Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD).