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Tryum suffer first loss, Potters continue to struggle


Carlena Knight

Tryum FC suffered their first loss over the
weekend in the First Division of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association
(ABFA) League.

The demoted team went under to another demoted
team, FC Aston Villa 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Antigua Recreation Grounds

Yasnay Rivero Torres was a goal shy of a
hattrick for the victors, hitting home in the 87th and 88th minutes.

Teammate, Cameal Hourani also found the
back of the net, scoring as early as the 10th minute of play.

Tryum’s Ricardo Dennis scored both
goals for the losing team in the 65th and 72nd minutes.

Villa moved to second on the 12-team standings
with nine points after three showings, while Tryum dropped one position lower
to Villa with seven points.

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Point WestHam earned their first point in the
ongoing competition as they played to a nil-all draw with Fort Road.

Despite the draw, WestHam remain in the
dreaded relegation zone, while Fort Road dropped to 8th with four points.

Twenty-four hours prior, newly promoted team
Blue Jays FC stunned Willikies FC, beating them 2-0 while former Antigua
Premier League Champions, Cool and Smooth ACT Empire FC, trounced Potters
Tigers winning 3-1.

Two penalty kicks from Okeski Leadette
(31st) and Keon Greene (87th) gave Blue Jays a full three points to move
them onto six points in the 5th position and dropping Willikies to 4th with
seven points.

Empire, on the other hand, saw goals from Nyke
, Kamali Looby and Jazward Vigilante. They are now in
the middle of the table in the 6th seed with six points, while Potters continue
to struggle as they sit at the bottom of the table still without a point.

Matches will continue today in the Second
Division starting at 4:20 pm in Zone Two as Young Warriors will play Seaview
Farm. Meanwhile, in Zone One at the same time, Freeman’s Village Scorpions will
play Abaya; Mahico Stars will face 5Ps FC Wadadli; and Pares will battle Real

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