Slingerz FC topple Eagles 3-1 in NAMILCO/WDFA U17 League
…Belle West move up ladder; Den Amstel, Uitvlugt play to draw
Wanting to emulate their senior team’s success, Slingerz Football Club U17 side, facing Eagles FC in the NAMILCO National U17 League, West Demerara Football Association (WDFA) leg, earned a comfortable 3-1 win.
Playing at the National Track and Field Centre on Monday, Slingerz FC, backed by several players with experience at the international level with the country’s national team, made the game easy, to chalk up the first defeat for Eagles FC in the tournament.
National youth player Matrim Martin had a double on the day, while Dominic Frank hit home the other for Slingerz FC.
Shaquille King scored the lone goal for the league’s points leaders, who will remain at the top of the table after five games and four consecutive wins.
The win against Eagles was Slingerz FC’s second in the tournament and will see them remaining in fourth place on six points (two wins, one defeat) from three matches, taking into account the results from the other two matches on the day.
Meanwhile, Belle West scored a comfortable 6-1 win over Pouderoyen FC and will move up the ladder although they have seven points from five matches, the same as the team they defeated.
Pouderoyen FC, registering two wins, a draw and two losses in their five matches, slipped to third place.
The other game on the day, Den Amstel versus Uitvlugt ended in a goalless draw, and the two sides grabbed a point each.