19 Sep

Uitvlugt Warriors beat Den Amstel to win NSC/WDFA Arthur Chung memorial tourney

first_img… Eagles edge Pouderoyen 3-2 to finish thirdUITVLUGT Warriors defeated Den Amstel 2-0 in a penalty shoot-out to win the National Sports Commission/West Demerara Football Association’s Arthur Chung Memorial football tournament which was played at the National Track and Field facility at Leonora, West Coast Demerara last Sunday.The two teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time and the winner had to be decided by a penalty shoot that saw Uitvlugt Warriors convert two of their four shots while the team’s custodian, Kelvis Mitchell, saved all four of Den Amstel’s shots from the spot.Earlier in the game, Daniel Forde gave Uitvlugt the lead with a 15th minute goal but 17 minutes later, Den Amstel secured the equaliser through Andre Hector who converted in the 32nd minute.The win for Uitvlugt earned them $100 000, while Den Amstel pocketed $50 000.In the third place playoff of the one-day four-team tournament, Eagles edged Pouderoyen 3-2, with goals off the boots of Adrian Adelph, Chris Macey and M. Ezequiel in the 38th, 58th and 60th minutes respectively.Amaniki Buntin (15th) and Lexroy Mansfield (47th) were the goalscorers for Pouderoyen.Eagles earned $30 000 while Pouderoyen were awarded with $20 000.Meanwhile, in the two semi-final matches, Uitvlugt defeated Eagles 3-1 and Den Amstel edged Pouderoyen 1-0.For Uitvlugt, Harvey recorded a double in the 28th and 30th minutes, while David Floyd netted in the 29th minute.Marvis Williams scored in the 39th minute for Eagles in the other semi-final while Den Amstel’s Gavin Graham’s 24th minute goal was enough to send his team to the final.Mitchell was adjudged the Most Valuable Player-of-the-tournament as well as the Best Goalkeeper.Harvey and Floyd were adjudged joint winners of the Highest Goals Scorer award.last_img

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