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Green City grows in confidence while Earthquakes rattle former top flight champions

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By
Neto Baptiste

Green City FC significantly increased their
chances of promotion from Zone B of the Antigua and Barbuda Football
Association’s Second Division on Monday, following a 4-1 trouncing of Young
Warriors in John Hughes.

Mahijah
Lee
, Sylvester Fenton, Jahson Jerome and Chesniel
Paul
each scored once in the comfortable victory as Green City leaped to 26
points and leveled at the top with Young Lions also on 26 points. Lions however
has a slightly better goal difference of positive 21 to that of City’s positive
18.

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Malique
Edwards

scored the lone goal for Warriors when he slotted home from the penalty spot.
They remain in the cellar position with just one point from their 13 matches.

Meanwhile, Earthquakes recorded only their
fifth victory in 13 matches with a 2-0 triumph over former Premier Division
champions Bassa. Deon Lavonn and Arnold James each scored once in the
victory as Earthquakes moves to 20 points and fifth in the standings.

There was victory as well for Blackburn Palace
who beat Belmont 3-1 also in Zone B. Jahmarly
Barzey
, Malik Lashely and Orel Edwards each hit the back of the
net once for Palace as they climb to nine points but remain second from bottom
in the 10-team standings.

In the other match played
Monday, Jennings United defeated Bethesda 3-1.

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