Superb Super Boys win LIME Street Football Portland title
SUPER Boys became lucky number 12 to qualify for the national championships of the LIME Street Football Challenge when they copped the Portland title and $100,000 at the Folly Oval Sports Ground on Sunday.
The young 'boys' team has now joined High Voltage, Rising Stars, Young Blood, Los Perfectos Masters, Real Treasure Beach, Little London FC, Hornets FC, Smokers, Dromily FC, Parry Town FC and Bamboo Tree FC, who have all secured their places to vie for the grand prize of $1 million and an all-expense paid trip to represent Jamaica at the Regional Guinness Street Football competition in Trinidad & Tobago in June.
After exciting first and second round competitions, Eastern Strikers and Drapers All-Stars battled in semi-final one, which saw Eastern Strikers coming away 2-0 winners on penalty after goals from Fabian Afflick of Drapers in the ninth and 19th minutes, and Michael Grant in the 21st and 29th minutes for Eastern saw the game finish 2-2 at the end of regulation and extra time.
Super Boys eased past Reggae Land FA 2-0 in the second semi-final through goals from Fitzroy McIntosh, who netted in the 22nd and 28th minutes. They then returned later to brush aside Eastern Strikers 3-1 in the final.
Dwayne Bucknor gave them a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute, before Roger Moore scored a brace in the 20th and 28th minutes to secure the title. Michael Grant got the consolation for Eastern All-Stars in the 28th minute.
Fabian Afflick of Drapers won the goal scorers award for his seven goals on the day.