Sunday, July 21, 2024

Juventus Sugar Boys are local football tournament champs!


The Juventus Sugar Boys are the football champions for the San Pedro Belize Water Taxi tournament. The competition came to an end on Sunday, April 29th after Juventus Sugar Boys faced off Tuff E Nuff at the Saca Chispa Field before a large multitude of spectators. At the end of 90 minutes, Juventus Sugar Boys edged Tuff E Nuff in a score of four to three.

For winning the tournament, Juventus takes the first place title that comes along with a trophy, 18 individual medals and $1,000 in cash. Tuff E Nuff settle for second place and also gets a trophy, 18 individual medals and $500 in cash.

Before the main game there were three friendly matches, two male games and a female game. The following are the results of the friendly games.

  • 1st Game: Harmouch 3 Vs SP Under 20’s 1 (Male)
  • 2nd Game: Island Girls 1 Vs SP High School 0 (Female)
  • 3rd Game: Barrio Boys 4 Vs Arsenal 1 (Male)

The first and second place winners of the tournament will receive their prizes in a small ceremony on the night of Saturday, May5th prior to the start of another local football tournament at the Saca Chispa Field.

The organizer of the SP Belize Water Taxi Tournament, Ernildo Jones takes the opportunity to thank all sponsors, the San Pedro Town Council, Councilor Gaby Nunez, Reef Radio, The San Pedro Sun, all teams and their sponsors and the weekly spectators who made the event a success. Jones also would like to inform parents that as of Monday, May 7th, training for children who wish to get involved in football will begin. Training will be available for both males and females starting at the age of four years and held daily 4PM at the Saca Chispa field.

For further information you can contact Ernildo Jones at 605-9900.

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