Central FC open Club Championships finals with emphatic win

first_imgDEFENDING champions Central FC opened their campaign in the finals of the Caribbean Football Union Club Championships with an emphatic win on Sunday, drubbing Antigua and Barbuda’s Grenades FC 3-1 in the second match of a double-header played at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago.Central FC, who are going for a third straight title, trailed early when Trevaughn Harriett scored in the sixth minute to put the Grenades up 1-0.Falling behind seemed to wake Central FC, who responded by scoring three unanswered goals. Jason Marcano levelled the scores in the 37th minute. Akenaton Edwards then scored in the 45th minute to put Central FC 2-1 up at the interval.The scoreline held until the 85th minute when Nathaniel Garcia scored the game winner to see Central walk away with all three points and the early Group A lead.Grenades, who are hoping to become the first team from their country to win the title, will be hoping to rebound when they play Haiti’s Cibao FC today, May 16.Central FC will be going for their second win when they play the Haitian unit on Thursday, May 18.last_img

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