Bryan hoping to guide unbeaten Maverley /Hughenden all the way in KSAFA Major League
BRYAN... “We played them before, and we won two-nil, but we have to show respect to our opponents, so going down one-nil wasn’t anything perturbing. We knew we would get back somehow.”

KINGSTON, Jamaica- Richard Bryan was a picture of cautious optimism after he guided Maverley/Hughenden to the final of the KSAFA/Campari Major League competition on Thursday night.

Maverley/Hughenden came from a goal down to thump New Kingston FC 5-1 as they marched into Sunday’s final where they will face Mountain View FC who have been waiting on them since last week Thursday.

Bryan was not surprised by the fast start from New Kingston, neither was he worried about whether his boys would be able to find a response after they went a goal down.

“We knew that we weren’t going to come out here and play dead, just like how we knew New Kingston was going to come and run at us today.

“We played them before, and we won 2-0, but we have to show respect to our opponents, so going down 1-0 wasn’t anything perturbing. We knew we would get back somehow,” he said.

The big margin of victory meant nothing to Bryan whose focus is on lifting silverware on Sunday.

“The score doesn’t make a difference to me right now, I just wanted to know that we have a foot (spot) in the final, that’s where it counts.”

Just as it has been all season, Maverley will continue to take each game as it comes, Bryan suggested.

“We are taking it one step at a time. We are not rushing, and we are not sending any threats. Some people send a lot of threats, but we are just waiting until our time comes.”

Maverley has not lost a game in two seasons of football and they are hoping to make the 40th game, one to celebrate.

“Over the last two seasons of football Maverley have played 39 games, we won 35 and drew 4, so going into the final we are going full flight like normal,” Bryan promised.

He also lauded the team sponsors for their role in helping the team achieve their goals so far this season.

“We love and respect all our sponsors, Raheem Sterling and whoever else gave us support. We give them thanks and we appreciate it a whole lot.”

Bryan used a track and field analogy in describing what they need to avoid in the season finale.

“It would be so sweet for us (to win) but as I said, one step at a time. Come Sunday is a next step, another hurdle. We are taking our time, we don’t want to hit our trail leg, so we are just taking our time,” he joked.

Maverley/Hughenden vs Mountain View FC in the final should be worth going miles to see on Sunday.

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