DEFENDING FEMALE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS 5PíS WIN FIRST GAME OF THE SEASONTuesday 13th November 2012
The 11th Annual CPTSA Female Football Tournament kicked off on Saturday night, November 10, at the Johnson’s Football Stadium with only one game, in which defending champions, 5P’s stamped their superiority on Town House Mega Store Ottos Tigress 5—1.
Two of 5P’s goals came from Kai Jacobs at the penalty spot, one in the first half and the other in the second. Jacobs succeeded in converting another in a scramble in the Tigress’ defense.
5P’s had gone ahead in the 4th minute of play with a shot from Elyse Smith past Mahlah Benta, the Tigress goalkeeper, but Ishenellie Nash soon equalized with a clear chance on Delka Alfred, the 5P’s custodian.
A free kick taken by 5P’s Beau Bailey, closed off the night’s affair.
Two divisions make up the tournament with CPTSA Wings, Lady Hoppers Princesses and Young Warriors in the U-18 Girls’ Division and Empire Star Girls, 5P’s, Lady Hoppers, All Saints and Ottos Tigress in the Women’s Division.
In two very exciting matches played on Sunday night, Lady Hoppers Princesses defeated Young Warriors 4—0 in the Girls U-18 Division, with Nandi Henry 2 goals, and Myia Kirwan and Tasha Millette1 goal each; and in the Senior Division, Lady Hoppers and Empire Star Girls played to a 2—2 draw. Karen Warner and Nicola Stewart scored one each for Star Girls, while Kenika Buckley and Kerissa Crump found the net for Lady Hoppers.
The Tournament continues this coming weekend.
Meanwhile, on November 5th, Marketing Coordinator of Hutchinson (Antigua) Ltd., Mark Thomas presented the Sponsorship funds to CPTSA Vice-President and Chairperson of the Wings Youth Football Unit, Mrs. Barbara Coates. The funds will help offset some of the cost of the Tournament, especially the awards and venue rental.
According to Mr. Thomas, “Hutchinson is always willing to come to the assistance of the CPTSA Wings Sports Club and its programs because of the organization’s dedication with youth and sports.”
Hutchinson (Antigua) Ltd. has been assisting the CPTSA with sponsorship of the Female Football Tournament and the Gillian Brazier Basketball Shoot-Out for the past ten (10) years.
Other supporters of the CPTSA Female Football Tourna-ment are Stitch World, PhotoShack and GiGi Industries Ltd.
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