Saturday, January 20, 2018

Best for last *

‘Caps’ keeper the hero in shootout


Regulation time was almost up when Carapichaima East Secondary coach Randolph Boyce took a gamble. With his side down 2-1 in the Central Zone InterCol final yesterday, he substituted starting goalkeeper Aarion St Clair with Aaron Best, as if anticipating a shootout.

That proved the best move, for Best became the “Caps” hero in a spot kick finale following a late, late equaliser, to help the defending champions retain their title and book a spot in the national semi-finals of Coca Cola InterCol.

Twice in succession last evening at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Best dove to his right to thwart Chaguanas North kickers and give his side a 4-2 victory in the shootout following the 2-2 deadlock in regulation time.


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