BELIZE CITY, Sun. June 5, 2016–Playoffs are near, and the Smart 13 & Under Mundialito had a “fully loaded” weekend of games, as regularly scheduled Week 8 games were played on Saturday, and on Sunday there were the All Star Game and the traditional exhibition featuring the officials vs coaches.
In game 1 on Saturday, June 4, Hattieville Riverside boys bombed Face of Belize, 4-1, with 2 goals from Ruben Darius and 1 apiece from Jose Almendarez and Jaheed Baptist. Kareem Santos got the only goal for Face of Belize. Game 2 was a 0-0 draw between last season’s finalists, Young Warriors and City Boys; and game 3 also saw Brown Bombers and Carlston FC playing to a 0-0 draw. In game 4, Jahren Rivers scored the only goal, to give Collet Strikers the 1-nil win over Reality Youths. And in game 5, D’Jon Canelo’s goal gave Ladyville Jaguars the 1-0 victory over Heights FC.
In the All Star Game on Sunday, June 5, North won over South in a penalty shootout, after the game had ended 1-1 in regulation and overtime. Elroy Arnold was named MVP. And in the officials’ friendly, the coaches were victorious over the referees.
Upcoming Week 9 games:
Saturday, June 11
10:00 a.m. – City Boys vs Brown Bombers
11:00 a.m. – Reality Youths vs Ladyville Rising Stars
12:00 noon – Carlston FC vs Young Warriors
1:00 p.m. – Hattieville Riverside Boys vs Ladyville Jaguars
2:00 p.m. – Collet Strikers vs Face of Belize
Heights FC is resting.