Cane End records a three – peat
June 10, 2011
Cane End records a three – peat

Cane End made it three in a row when they laid claim to the 2011 Biabou Nine A Side Football competition with a three nil defeat over Brownstown United in the final played last Sunday at the Biabou Playing Field.{{more}}

But it was a final for the purists, as both teams were guilty of not living up to the occasion.

In fact, it was a dour affair, with little spark.

An own goal in the first half got Cane End on the score sheet.

However, in between the lethargy, Brownstown was able to hit the post, in one of their few raids on the Cane End goal.

In the second half, the tournament’s top marksman, Amon Bascombe, eluded the Brownstown off side trap, only to have the goal at his mercy, to which he obliged.

Then Don Laborde’s low right footed shot eluded the Brownstown custodian to complete an uncomplicated third successive lien on the title.

Cane End pocketed $1200, with Brownstown earning $800.

Stubbs Soccer Family, the Knock Out champions, beat Linkers two nil on Friday to earn the third place and the $600.

Amon Bascombe of the league champion Cane End got the most goals, 24, with his teammate J’var Francis adjudged the Best Midfielder.

The veteran Hollis John of Biabou United claimed the award of Best Goalkeeper. Sherwin Peters of Stubbs Soccer Family was voted the Best Dender. Ivan Clarke of Brownstown copped the award of most valuable player of the tournament.

Owia Shottaz was the Most Disciplined Team, with Biabou United, the Best Dressed Team.