PRESS RELEASE – 2011 Blackheart Champions Anse La Raye have a slight advantage heading into the second leg of the play off encounters for the 2015 Blackheart/SLFA Knockout football tournament.
The first leg of two play off matches for 2015 were played last night at the Micoud Playing Field before an unexpected huge Wednesday night crowd.
In the first encounter Anse La Raye came from being one goal to nil down at half time to win 2-1against Choiseul and take the advantage into the second leg of the play off tie.
Choiseul took a one goal to nil lead at half time courtesy of a goal from Miguel Cox in the 15th minute. However goals from Dane ST.Croix in the 69th minute and Ked Cadassemore known for his exploits as a national cricketer in the 79th minute brought Anse La Rayevictory .
In the second encounter Desruisseaux and Mon Repos played to a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes. National striker Gelani Neptune put Desruisseaux ahead in the 10th minute and they led one nil at half time.
Mon Repos got an equalizing goal in the second half in the 72minute when Silvious Stephen converted with a shot from a very acute angle making it 1-1 and that’s how it stayed till the end making it very interesting for the second leg of the encounter.
Desruisseaux had the better of the encounter creating several scoring opportunities but failing to convert them.
The second leg of both play off ties will again be played at the Micoud Playing Field on Sunday August 23rd. The winner of the play offs will get the final and sixteenth spot for the 2015 Blackheart/SLFA Knockout Football Tournament.