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Greene City maintains second place despite surprising loss

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Green City remains in second place in the Antigua and Barbuda
Football Association’s (ABFA) First Division League despite losing their
third game this season last Friday.
Potters Tigers scored two late goals in added on time to pull off a
surprising 3-2 victory over Green City in their first division affair at the
ABFA’s Technical Center.
Delon Moore snatched the winner for Potters Tigers when he scored
in the fourth minute off added on time (90+4 minutes). Moore struck the
winner just one minute before Ordel Samuel scored his second of two
goals to snatch an equalizer for Potters Tigers in the third minute of added
on time (90+3 minutes).
Moore had scored his first goal of the game in the 15th minute to give
Potters Tigers a 1-0 halftime lead. But Ngozie Harvey scored two goals in
the second half, netting in the 59th and 79th minutes to tilt the match in
Green City’s favour.
However, the two late conversions by Samuel and Moore turned the
game on its head and gave Potters Tigers their shocking victory.
Despite the result, Green City remains in second place with 21 points
from 10 matches. They are four points behind leaders Garden Stars, who
have two games in hand.
Their second win in 10 matches lifted Potters to nine points and third
from bottom of the standings on goal difference.
Lion Hill scored one minute before the end of regulation to clinch their
fourth win of the season on Thursday.
David Desilva scored the lone goal of the match in the 89th minute to
snatch a 1-0 win for Lion Hill against JSC Progressors at the Golden Grove
playing field.

The win lifted Lion Hill into sixth place in the standings with 13 points
from nine matches, while their eighth loss in 10 outings ensured that JSC
Progressors remain firmly rooted in the cellar position of the 12-team
competition with four points.
John Hughes consolidated their position in third place behind leaders
Garden Stars and Green City by securing a 2-0 win against Bendals in the
second match of a double-header at the ABFA’s Technical Center.
Deno Bryan had a 27th minute conversion and Troy Jules scored in
the 75th minute to lead John Hughes to their sixth win in 10 matches. The
result propelled John Hughes to 20 points, one point behind Green City.
Bendals remain in fourth place after suffering their fourth loss in 10
Dimitri Scotland and Nijah Hope each scored a brace as Police
trounced West Ham 7-2 in the opening game of the first division double-
header at the ABFA’s Technical Center.
Brandon Michael scored the opening goal for Police in the 12th
minute and Scotland had his first conversion in the 29th minute to double
his team’s advantage.
Vaughn Richards reduced West Ham’s deficit with a 38th minute
conversion, which allowed Police to take a 2-1 lead at halftime.
Terrel Richards extended the lead by converting a penalty in the 48th
minute and Hope scored his first goal in the 53rd minute to give Police a 4-
1 advantage.
Orel Edwards scored West Ham’s final goal in the 59th minute, and
one minute later, Hope converted his second goal of the match to give
Police a 5-2 lead.
Scotland added his second goal in the 73rd minute and Cecil Daley
sealed his team’s victory by scoring the final goal of the match for Police in
the 84th minute.
Their fourth win in 10 appearances allows Police to overtake Young
Lions into fifth place with 14 points, while West Ham slipped to second from
bottom of the standings with eight points after succumbing to their sixth
loss in 10 outings.

TaiemTonge scored a hat-trick as Bolans recorded a 4-1 victory over
Fort Road at the Bolans playing field.
Tonge had conversions in the 51st, 76th and 77th minutes while an
own-goal, scored by Fort Road’s Jafari Thomas in the 71st minute,
accounted for Bolans’ other goal.
Alren Lewis scored a consolation goal in the 58th minute for Fort
Road who slumped to their fifth loss in nine encounters to slip to eighth
place with 10 points.
The fourth win in eight matches also allows Bolans to overtake Young
Lions into seventh place on goal difference. Both teams have 12 points, but
Bolans has a game in hand.

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