San Pedro Pirates net first win against Freedom fighters
Monday, September 4th, 2017
On Saturday, September 2 nd, The San Pedro Pirates Football Club hosted the Punta Gorda Freedom Fighters at the Ambergris Stadium in San Pedro Town during the fourth round of the football Premier League of Belize (PLB). The game saw the best of both teams, and at the final whistle, the home team won 2-0.
The game began at 3pm, and from the start, both teams went on the offensive, trying to score. The Freedom Fighters came determined to win, but the island team was not an easy rival. There were many attempts to score the first goal, and as the first half was coming to an end, the pressure grew for both teams as their fans demanded a goal. The Pirates met that request, minutes before the first half came to an end, when Lucas Alchnovis scored for the island team, leading the game 1-0.
In the second half, the intensity grew for the Freedom Fighters. They made several close attempts to score, but were not successful. With the match drawing to an end, the Pirates’ Hector Antonio Hernandez scored a second goal, securing the 2-0 win for the island team.
The current standings in the fourth round of the PLB has Verdes F.C leading with 9 points, followed by the Belmopan Bandits and BDF F.C with 7 points. The Police United F.C is at 6 points, while The San Pedro Pirates F.C and Dangriga Wagiya both have 4 points. At the bottom of the chart are the Placencia Assassins and Freedom Fighters, with 3 points each.
The San Pedro Pirates will be travelling to Dangriga Town, Stann Creek on Sunday, September 10 th, where they will face Dangriga’s Wagiya F.C at the Carl Ramos Stadium. The game is scheduled to start at 4PM.
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