Defending Premier Division champions Global Encounter Ministries (Gems) have indicated they do not intend to surrender their Churches Football League title which they have won for four of the last five seasons.
The champs began the 2014 season with a 2 – 1 victory on Saturday over the boys from Dabadie Deliverance Sanctuary, with Jevon Simon and Kareem Perry scoring for GEMS, while Joshama Bishop netted for the losers.
There were also Premier Division victories for Greater Malabar Christian Centre and Cumoto Strike Force. Kayode Williams, Vorn Nero both scored as Greater Malabar Christian Centre edged Reformation Life Centre 2-0, while Simeon Augustus, Kashiff Bascombe were both on the scoresheet, when Cumoto Strike Force beat KOB Kings 3 – 0.
In the First division, Peoples United Fellowship showed no mercy as they whipped New Testament Warriors 9 - 1 and Bethel FC stopped RCC 3-1.
CHURCHES FOOTBALL LEAGUE:
Reformation Life Centre 0 Greater Malabar Christian Centre 2 (Kayode Williams, Vorn Nero)
Cumoto Strike Force 3 (Simeon Augustus, Kashiff Bascombe) KOB Kings 0
Global Encounter Ministries 2 (Jevon Simon, Kareem Perry) Dabadie Deliverance Sanctuary 1 (Joshama Bishop)
Caribbean Nazarene College 6 (Marc Isaacs, Dwayne Fife, Kennis Williams, Jevon Paul, Julio Carimbocas (2)) Genesis 4 (Brandon Cuffie (2), Alister Pascall, Stephen Neil)
Peoples United Fellowship 9 (Jamal Burke (3), Keyon Sheppard (2), Mchail St Louis (2), Shammah Felix, Yuri Akelo) New Testament Warriors 1 (Andrew Lowman)
Bethel FC 3 (Sowande Jackson (2), Lawrence Nicholas) RCC 1 (Deon Felix)
SATURDAY’S CHURCHES FOOTBALL LEAGUE MATCHES:
(JULY 26, 2014)
(7 p.m.) KOB Kings VS RLC Crown Street Recreational Grounds
(4 p.m.) Daybreak VS GMCC Park Street, Morvant
DDS VS COTR Park Street, Morvant
Westend VS Woodbrook Carenage Recreational Grounds
DEF v CNC Prime Ministers Park
S FX Amen v Genesis St. Augustine School Grounds
RCC v New Testament Warriors Aranguez Savannah
VPA v PUF Valencia Recreational Grounds
Most matches begin at 1.15 p.m.