04 November 2015

UPDATE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALFIE!

FC Santa Rosa Big Cannons signed, sealed and delivered a birthday present to team-mate and centre back Alfie James today with a 1:0 win over Super League rivals Defence Force FC. The result dumped the Army out of the 2015 Toyota Classic. Sixteen teams, ten from the TT Pro League and the top six from the Super League, comprise the 2015 field.

While Defence Force enjoyed most of the possession, Santa Rosa defended well and counter-attacked productively but failed to find the net in the first half despite making three good chances. The match pattern continued in the second half – Army possession, excellent Santa Rosa counterattacks and missed chances – until Devon King, returned to the Big Cannon fold after a two-year absence, rifled a loose ball into the Army net in the 72nd minute. Solid team defence saw Santa Rosa home.
With this win Santa Rosa qualifies for the quarter-final round of the tournament to be played on 21 and 22 November.

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