Guyana Rush Saints male and female win semi-final opener in Rupununi FA Champions League

first_imgGUYANA Rush Saints male and female teams romped to victories when semi-final action kicked off in the Rupununi Football Association (RFA) Champions League on Saturday.At the Parishara Sports Ground in Parishara Village, the Saints male team whipped the Kanuku Harpies 3-0, while at the Saints Sports Ground, the female Saints needled Flash Football Club 1-0.MALE BATTLEJulius Phillips fired in the opener in the fourth minute of play, before Roy Andrew mistakenly scored an own goal in the 18th minute.It was not until the dying moments of regulation (90th) that John Miguel made it 3-0.In the female clash, a strike from Nina Cabral separated the two teams after 90 minutes of action.Cabral fired in the goal in the 54th minute of play after the side capitalised on a corner kick.Although they lost, Flash FC females played a good game. Both teams had chances to score.The first leg of the other semi-final were scheduled for Sunday. Paiwomak Warriors females were expected to clash with Strikers FC and Paiwomak Warriors males were scheduled to battle the Titans FC.The teams will have their return leg on June 8 and 9 with the winners advancing to the final, which will be played on June 15.last_img read more

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