KFC Elite League: GDF, Slingerz add 3 points to tally

The top two teams of KFC Elite League Season Six delivered exceptional performances on Thursday evening, clinching victories against Den Amstel FC and Western Tigers FC to consolidate their positions atop the points table.
Defending champions Guyana Defence Force secured a 3-0 win over Den Amstel in the opening match on June 20 at the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) National Training Centre (NTC), Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD).
The army team seized control in the first half, with Kelsey Benjamin scoring in the 34th minute. Maintaining a solid defence, they added two more goals through Ryan Hackett in the 57th minute and Stephen McDonald in the 60th minute to seal the victory.

Stephen McDonald slots one past the keeper for GDF

In the second match, second-placed team Slingerz FC defeated Western Tigers 6-2 in a thrilling encounter. It marked a strong comeback following their surprise draw with Monedderlust FC the previous weekend.
Western Tigers took an early lead with Andrew Murray’s impressive goal in the 28th minute, but Slingerz equalised through Kemar Beckford in the 32nd minute. They then surged ahead with goals from Marcus Tudor in the 36th minute and another by Beckford in the 41st minute before halftime.
Despite Western Tigers’ effort to mount a comeback with Jermain Beckles scoring in the 66th minute, Beckford completed his hat-trick in the 68th minute.
Sheldon Holder and Bryan Wharton added two more goals in the 87th and 89th minutes respectively to secure Slingerz’s victory.
There has been no change in the points table standings since last weekend. Guyana Defence Force continue to lead with 31 points, boasting 10 wins and one draw, alongside an impressive goal tally of 47.

Marcus Tudor added another goal to his lengthy personal tally

West Demerara squad Slingerz remains in second place with 29 points, secured from nine wins, two draws, and 44 goals scored. Guyana Police Force FC hold third place with 25 points, having played 11 matches, winning eight, drawing one, and losing two.
Santos FC sit in fourth position with 21 points, achieved through seven wins and five losses, while Fruta Conquerors FC follow in fifth place, accumulating 16 points from five wins, one draw and six losses.
Meanwhile, Western Tigers FC remain in sixth place with 15 points from five wins and six losses after 11 games, and Den Amstel FC are in seventh place with 12 points, recording three wins, three draws and seven losses.
Ann’s Grove United FC hold eighth place with 11 points, having won three matches, drawn two, and lost seven, followed by Monedderlust FC, representing Berbice, closely trailing in ninth position with nine points from two wins, three draws, and seven losses.
Buxton United FC remain at the bottom of the table in 10th place, securing one point from a solitary draw and 11 losses.
The KFC Elite League continues today, June 22, with Buxton United FC facing off against the Guyana Police Force (GPF) FC at 18:30h, then Ann’s Grove FC take on Santos FC in the subsequent match at 21:00h at the NTC.