San Pedro Invaders lose 5-0 against Verdes Rebels F.C
Friday, November 1st, 2019
For their second match in the 2019 National Amateur Women’s League (NAWL) Football Tournament Opening Season, San Pedro Invaders travelled to San Ignacio to go against Verdes Rebels F.C. Held at the Norman Broaster Stadium on Sunday, October 27th the match saw Verdes Rebels claiming a clear victory over the island girl’s team.
The match began at 1PM with both teams going on the offensive and seeking the victory. At minute seven, Yahayra Alarcan scored the first goal for Verdes Rebels. Few minutes after, Alarcan managed to nail a second goal for her team. With the early scoring, San Pedro Invaders upped their defense, but at minute 36 Verdes Alarcan, landed her hat trick. Not satisfied as yet, one minute after, Verdes’ Alarcan, got another opportunity and scored her fourth goal for the match. The match then went to a break, with Verdes Rebels leading 4-0.
After the break, San Pedro Invaders once again tried their best to defend while attempting to score. Nevertheless, Verdes’ Vicky Ponce made her way to the net and scored another goal for her team, taking the score to a 5-0 lead. The island team also had many attempts to score goals but all were unsuccessful. When the long whistle blew, it was a clear 5-0 victory for Verdes Rebels F.C
The NAWL current standings in the North Side have Verdes Rebels at the top with nine points, followed by Maya Hills Royals, Guardians and Gladiators with three points each. San Pedro Invaders and Santa Elena Strikers are yet to make it on the chart. For the South Side, Jewel Fury Bandits and Rumberas are at the top of the chart with six points each. They are followed by Altitude Chicks and Stann Creek Jewels with three points each. Yet to make it on the chart is Toledo Divas and Dangriga Warriors.
This week, San Pedro Invaders rest. Their match schedule for the next week is yet to be announced.
Please help support Local Journalism in Belize
For the first time in the history of the island's community newspaper, The San Pedro Sun is appealing to their thousands of readers to help support the paper during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1991 we have tirelessly provided vital local and national news. Now, more than ever, our community depends on us for trustworthy reporting, but our hard work comes with a cost. We need your support to keep delivering the news you rely on each and every day. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Please support us by making a contribution.Click to Donate