PRESS RELEASE – A massive crowd turned out last evening at the Micoud playing field to witness another set of matches in the St. Lucia Football Association’s Heineken Inter-district Fantasy Football competition.
Four matches were played with Desruisseaux Paris St. Germain, Dennery Chelsea, Vieux Fort North Arsenal and Mabouya Manchester United – all booking their places in the quarter finals of the competition.
In the opening match yesterday afternoon, Desruisseaux Paris St. Germain got the better of Choiseul Bayern Munich on penalties after the match ended goalless at regulation time.
The second encounter saw Dennery Chelsea winning over Mon Repos Borussia Dortmund, 2-0, with goals from McGyver Raymond and Karim Gilbert.
The third match of the day saw a come-from-behind win for Vieux Fort North Arsenall over Vieux Fort South Athletico, 2-1. Vieux Fort South Athletico at one stage in the encounter led 1-0. Vieux Forth North Arsenal’s comeback for victory was more remarkable as they did it playing most of the encounter with 10 men.
In the final match last evening, Mabouya Manchester United defeated Micoud Olypiakos, 2-0.
The eight quarter-finalists for the SLFA Heineken Inter-district Fantasy Football competition are:
Gros Islet Manchester City
Anse La Raye AC Milan
Soufriere Zenit ST.Petersberg
Desruisseaux Paris ST Germain,
Vieux Fort North Arsenal
Mabouya Manchester United
The quarterfinals are scheduled to be played on Saturday, April 12 with the semi-finals set for Saturday, April 26 and the finals for Sunday, May 18, 2014.