James Football Leagues GARY JOSEPH, TERREL MC INTOSH,
GARFIELD WEEKES (captain of Avengers), NIGEL PIERRE, AKIL
PIERRE, KEENE MC MILLAN (captain of Universal Flippers),
INSKIP CARRINGTON (referee) and WENDELL STEPHENS, and his
son Shane, before the kick-off of the exhibition match which
started the season. Avengers won 3-2.
Photo: NIGEL SIMON
MASCALL fired in a hat-trick as matches in the St James
Football League Open Division got going on the St James
Infirmary ground, Western Main Road, on Saturday.
Mascall got his goals in a 4-1 victory over Showtime, while
Jesse Mootoo added the other for the winners.
Ayinde Bakr netted Showtimes consolation.
Avengers were also in winners row on Sunday, thanks to a
well-taken penalty by Kevin Pierre, to beat Friends 1-0.
The victory followed Avengers 3-2 triumph over Universal
Flippers in an exhibition match, which officially opened
the season at the same venue, one week earlier.
On that occasion, Kevin Pierre scored a double, after former
national youth team forward Joel Gibbon had opened the scoring.
Kaleem Young and Sekou Long (penalty) scored for Flippers.
This years league competition is being run by a committee
which includes former national striker Nigel Pierre, Gary
Joseph, councillor for St James West Wendell Stephens, Akil
Pierre and Terrel Mc Intosh.
Other teams registered to compete in the league to date
are Swans and Players.
The teams will be competing for a round-robin league prizes
of $2,000, $1,500 and $500 .
A Big Four competition is also scheduled, with the prizes
to be determined.
Teams interested can contact Nigel Pierre at 688-4002.