It was all joy for Greiggs Football Club and their band of supporters who made their way to the Cane End Playing Field last Sunday, September 3, as they left the venue as winners in the 2023 Marriaqua Football Association League.
A dramatic penalty shoot-out in which the newly installed title holders trumped 5-4 over Richland Park, crowned off an exhilarating encounter.
The penalty kicks became necessary following a 1-1 draw in regulation time.
Ronaldo Andrews netted Greiggs’ goal and Nalroy Peters registered Richland Park’s item.
Prior to the title match, Walvaroo beat Downstreet four-nil, taking the third place , as the 2022 winners remained trophy less in 2023.
Greiggs’ delight was shared by double champions Carriere, who copped both the Under-13 and Under -15 titles.
The Most Outstanding Player in the Senior Division was Greiggs’ Keno Matthes, with Walvaroo’s Enrique Millington copping the most goals award for his seven goals and was adjudged Best Midfielder.
The other award presented in that division was claimed by Richland Park’s Demar Williams, who was voted Best Defender.
In the Under-13 Division, Ronnie Isaacs of Carriere took the Best Defender prize, with the Greiggs trio of Andre Barker taking the Best Midfielder; Kimron Phillips- Best Goal keeper, and Keeson Durrant, most goals. Durrant netted seven goals.
Meanwhile, in the Under-15 Division, there was a tie for most goals, as Carriere’s Tyler Lewis and Peter Francis of Glenside both scored four.
David Butler of Carriere was inked as the Best defender award, and his team mate Khalid Browne, Best Midfielder.
And, the MVPs of the Senior Division were Collin Browne – Carriere, Jemar Pope – Glenside, Osaie Delpesche – Greiggs, Demar Williams – Richland Park, Mickel Mapp – Cane End and Enrique Millington – Walvaroo.