BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 27, 2017–With playoff hopes on the line, a full schedule of 6 games were played on Saturday, November 25, at the Marion Jones Sports Complex field, to complete the regular season in the Smart 13 & Under Mundialito Closing Season 2017.
In game 1, Trimmet Lopez scored both goals to give Mahogany Heights the 2-0 win over Collet FC. Game 2 saw BDF/Ladyville Rising Stars shutting out Sampson Academy, 3-0, with a goal each from Caesar Garcia, Jerdie Divas and Steven Rivera. In game 3, it was Warriors FC, 1-nil, over Ladyville Jaguars, courtesy of a goal by Mushay Grant. Kayia Requena shook the net for RG City Boys, and Max Jones tallied for Carlston FC, for the 1-1 draw in game 4. In game 5, Brown Bombers won, 2-0, over Reality Youth, with a goal apiece from Keyden Shay and Brandon Smith. And in game 6, it was Hattieville Riverside Boys, 5-0, over Corinthians, with 2 goals each from Enoch Rhaburn and Jose Almendarez, and the other from Brandon Rogers.
As a result of Saturday’s games, and the back match default win by RG City Boys (3-0) over Corinthians, the final regular season standings are below, with the top 4 teams from each group going on to the playoffs. (Note that Heights only got the #4 spot over Reality Youth because of a 4-3 edge in the GF (goals for) column.)
The quarterfinals and semifinals take place this weekend on Saturday and Sunday at the Marion Jones Stadium. In the quarterfinals, the teams have been matched up according to their final seeding in Group A and Group B. The semifinals on Sunday will match the winners from Saturday’s quarterfinals.
Saturday, December 2, Quarterfinals
1:00 p.m. – (Div. A #1) RG City Boys vs (Div. B #4) Heights FC
1:50 p.m. – (Div. A #2) Hattieville Riverside Boys vs (Div. B #3) Collet Strikers
2:50 p.m. – (Div. A #3) Carlston FC vs (Div. B #2) BDF/Ladyville Rising Stars
3:50 p.m. – (Div. A #4) Warriors FC vs Div. B #1) Brown Bombers
Sunday, December 3, Semifinals
10:00 a.m. – Winner Game 1 vs Winner Game 3
11:00 a.m. – Winner Game 2 vs Winner Game 4
Sunday, December 10, will see the championship game.