Police, Milerock win on opening night of GFF Super 16
The Guyana Football Federation’s Super 16 Cup got underway on Sunday evening with Police and Milerock emerging with victories at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary.
With home advantage, Police inflicted a 6-2 defeat on Timehri Panthers, after storming to a 3-0 lead at half-time.
Jamal Harvey netted a double for the lawmen, scoring the first two goals in the 10th and 21st minutes, while Colwyn Adams (24th), Daniel Wilson (52nd), Darren Benjamin (64th) and Trayon Bobb (74th) accounted for the other goals.
Lloyd Matthews and Jarel Walcott were the men on target for Panthers. Bobb was voted Most Valuable Player of the game and received a hamper from the National Milling Company (Namilco).
Linden side Milerock stunned Georgetown-based Pele 2-0 with both goals coming in the second half. Jose Depaz opened the scoring six minutes upon resumption and Rawle Gittens doubled the advantage eight minutes later.
Gittens was named the Most Valuable Player and like Bobb, he too collected a Namilco hamper.
The Super 16 Cup will continue on Friday and then into the weekend.