Bottom of the table teams a Roma
United and Sunset will be engaged in a serious relegation race this weekend
when the Cayman Islands Football Association Premier League season culminates
at two venues.
Roma will only need a draw to
breathe a sigh of relief while Sunset needs a clear win to have hopes of
remaining in the Premier League for the upcoming season.
This weekend at the TE McField Sports
Complex George Town faces Sunset at 5pm while at 7pm Bodden Town meets Tigers.
In West Bay at the Ed Bush Stadium
at 5pm Roma takes on Elite and at 7pm Scholars International tattles Future.
Last Sunday an upbeat Roma did
their best to defeat a deflated Tigers 4-2 at the TE McField Sports Centre.
Tigers were surprised when Amar Mundle drew first blood for Roma in the fifth
minute. Seven minutes later Roma were leading 2-0 when Keigel Atkinson netted.
On the stroke of half time the
dancer Kirk Rowe scored after waltzing onto a defensive error which was fuelled
by poor communication among the Roma defenders.
After the break Tigers striker Jose
Luis Bush equalised from a penalty in the 53rd minute.
Roma made two substitutions; this
changed the game in their favour again resulting in a 71st minute goal taken
from the penalty spot by striker Dwayne Wright. Ten minutes later Wright sealed
the issue by completing his double.
George Town took the lead against
Bodden from own goal in the 18th minute. In the 39th minute Luigi Hernandez
During the second segment it was
crunch time for George Town who had to win to be in any contention against
Scholars International for the Premier League Trophy.
George Town tried desperately to
find the back of the net wasting some magnificent chances. It was Bodden Town’s
Danu Smith who found the clincher for his team to take all three points in the
Down in West Bay at the Ed Bush
Stadium Scholars International had no mercy on Sunset slamming them 3-0. Scorers
were Nemroy Forbes in the 25th, Oneil Taylor in the 49th and Nahun Rodriquez in
Future gained three points after beating defending
champions Elite 2-0. Goals came from Mark Ebanks in the 1st and 59th minute.
Scholars International have been
confirmed winners of the Premier League with 40 points, Bodden Town are in
second position with 34, George Town have slipped to third place with 33 points,
Tigers remain in fourth place with 29, Elite and Future on 24, Roma on 20 and
Sunset at the bottom with 17 points.