Charles F Broome, Arthur Smith make semifinals

Arthur Smith and Charles F Broome are through to the semi-finals of the BICO-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Tournament

Today at the National Stadium Arthur Smith comfortably defeated Blackman & Gollop 4-0. Arthur Smith led 2-0 at the half-time whistle and doubled their score in the second period thanks to the efforts of Tremar Cox and Javon Hurdle who both scored two goals.

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While Jaheem Wilson had very little to do between Arthur Smith’s uprights, Blackman & Gollop’s custodian Aton Holder was among the busiest on the field, but still did well to keep the tally down to four.

In the second quarterfinal, Charles F Broome had a tough tussle with Deacons Primary before edging them 2-1 in an exciting match.

Charles F Broome goal scorer Khalil Vanderpool-Nurse raises his hands in celebration after scoring the goals that led his team to victory over Deacons Primary. (Pictures from Morissa Lindsay).
Charles F Broome goal scorer Khalil Vanderpool-Nurse raises his hands in celebration after scoring the goals that led his team to victory over Deacons Primary. (Pictures from Morissa Lindsay).

The winners had the speedy Khalil Vanderpool-Nurse to thank for their win and his performance was a continuation of the form he has shown throughout the tournament. He netted both goals for Charles F Broome, inclusive of a penalty.

Charles F Broome’s Trevon Cadogan (l) ensured Deacons did not get the ball past his school’s defence.
Charles F Broome’s Trevon Cadogan (l) ensured Deacons did not get the ball past his school’s defence.

Keshawn Smith scored for Deacons. Charles F Broome led the encounter 1-0 at halftime.

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