Tuesday, July 23, 2024

SPTC 5-a-side Football Tournament heads into playoffs


After seven weeks of action, the San Pedro Town Council’s 5-a-side Football Tournament is nearing its playoffs. The seventh set of games took place on Wednesday, June 21st to Saturday, June 24th, and as usual, large crowds came out to the Honorable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex to support their favorite players and teams.
On Wednesday, June 21st, two U-15 and three male division games took place. In the Under-15 category, San Pedrito Strikers triumphed over Los Catrachitos, 2-1, while Caribeña Strikers won 1-0 over San Pedro Pirates. The male results were: Jokers FC 3 vs Terror Squad 1, Rookies 5 vs Peacemaker 3, and Tropic FC 6 vs Boca Bombers 3.
On Friday, June 23rd, three matches were played in the male division. In the first match, Sea Star Strikers emerged victorious over Goliath, 3-0. The second game saw an intense match between Los Catrachos FC and Rough and Tough with Los Catrachos, winning 4-3. The last match of the evening was a blowout win for Costa Boys against Tuff Strikers, ending 10-1.
Saturday June 24th saw four more male division games. All games were sweeps, with Jokers FC defeating Los Catrachos 3-0, Boca Bombers winning 5-0 over Tuff Strikers, Rough and Tough earned three automatic points, and Terror Squad slamming 3-0 against Goliath.
The top three teams in their respective categories have separated from the pack:
Jokers FC – 27 points
Rough & Tough- 25 points
Los Catrachos FC – 22 points
San Pedro Strikers –10 points
Caribeña Strikers –10 points
New Raven’s – 7 points
FC Larubeya – 13 points
San Pedro Pirates- 10 points
Pirates Jr. – 4 points
Pirates Manchester – 18 points
Belize Pro Dive – 8 points
San Pedro Pirates FC – 6 points
Island Strikers – 12 points
Island Invaders – 8 points
SPHS Girls #2- 4 points
Due to Dia de San Pedro festivities, games have been postponed to Wednesday, July 5th at the Honorable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex, starting at 7PM.

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