GuyOil Football: Annandale lads trounce St. John’s 12-0, but remain second
Defending champions Annandale Secondary chalked up another impressive performance in the GuyOil/Tradewind Tankers School Football tournament with a 12-0 victory over St. John’s Secondary at the Guyana Football Federation’s National Training Centre at Providence on Sunday.
Despite the crushing win, they still are in second place to 2018 third-place finishers Lodge Secondary. The East Coast Demerara lads are off by two points and will play Lodge in the final match on Wednesday from 16:30h at Providence.
Annandale’s triumph on Sunday was set up by a sublime effort of six goals from national youth player Omari Glasgow and a helmet-trick from Collin Henriques, while supporting goals came off the feet of Ajaye Sobers and Seon Haywood.
The win proves crucial in solidifying a top two finish in the league, which qualifies them to the KFC Goodwill Football tournament from December 14-22 at the at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
The other participating teams in the KFC tournament are defending champions Shiva Boys of Trinidad and Tobago, USL Montjoly of French Guiana, hinterland teams Annai Secondary and Waramadong Secondary.
Meanwhile, Charlestown Secondary, the team who stopped Annandale’s perfect run with a draw in the sixth round, produced another draw, this time a 3-3 result against Bishops’ High.
A double from Tariq Pryce (15th and 19th) and Kurt Carrington in the 65th brought Charlestown level after opposing strikes from Ackquine Luke (17th), Malachi Richards (43rd) and Makaya Smith via a penalty in the 50th.
Matches continue throughout the week at Providence. On Monday, Marian Academy and Bishops’ High do battle from 15:15h followed by St. John’s College and Queen’s College from 16:30h.
Tuesday will see Cummings Lodge Secondary and St. Stanislaus College engage from 15:15h then Marian Academy and Charlestown from 16:30h.
The final match day will see President’s College playing Bishops’ High, followed by the big showdown between Lodge and Annandale, to decide the number one and two finishers.