Sport

Savannah, Reno fancied in Western Confed Super League semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer

Sunday, April 20, 2014    

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MONTEGO BAY, St James -- Despite playing away from home Westmoreland's Savannah SC and Reno FC could have the advantage over St James clubs Tomorrow's People and Granville in the first leg semi-finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Captain's Bakery and Grill/Charley's JB Rum Western Confederation Super League at Jarrett Park today.

Savannah SC topped the points table after the two rounds of regular season games with 47 points followed by Reno FC on 45, Tomorrow's People on 40, and Granville United on 39.

All but Tomorrow's People are former champions of the competition, while Savannah SC and Reno have played in the Premier League.

The return legs of the semi-finals will be played next Sunday at Frome with the winners on aggregate advancing to the finals, also played over two legs.

The odds are decidedly in favour of the Westmoreland clubs as they have dominated their St James counterparts this season. Reno FC have beaten Tomorrow's People three times this season, 2-0 in the first round, 3-0 in the mid-season final, and 2-1 in the second round.

Savannah SC beat Granville United 1-0 in their second round game after the first game ended in a 0-0 draw.

Four of the top scorers in the league will be on show in the semi-finals as Reno FC's Denmark Gillings and Savannah SC's Ron Daley, who tied Village United's Aldaine Grant with 11 goals, as well as Tomorrow's People's Donville Cornwall and Reno FC's Craig Foster. who have 10 goals each.

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