EDFA Namilco ‘Flour Power’ Under-17 football
Melanie's Kobe Benjamin
Melanie's Kobe Benjamin

Dynamics ascend to top of points table

THE East Demerara Football Association’s (EDFA) National Milling Company (NAMILCO) ‘Flour Power’ under-17 football tournament continued last weekend at the Buxton Community Centre ground with four matches; two each on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday, Melanie and current league leaders; Dynamics FC registered wins, while on Sunday, Haslington and Beterverwagting/Triumph won their respective matches.
Dynamics FC drubbed Mahaica 6-0 thanks to an attack that was spearheaded with two braces from Bryan Wharton (25th & 43rd minutes) and Joshua Holder (54th and 60th minutes) after Antwon Grant (11th minute) opened the floodgates. Travis Williams scored the third goal of the match for Dynamics in the 37th minute.

From left, Haslington Kings goal scorers, Isan Williamson, Aaron Thompson, Levron Burke and Akini Baynes

In the opening match on Saturday, Melanie FC needled Buxton Stars that needed just a draw to remain top of the points. However, Kobe Benjamin’s 68th minute strike in the closely contested clash proved decisive as Melanie continued their purple patch.

On Sunday, Haslington handed Victoria Kings their fourth loss from five matches played. This time it was a crushing 7-1 result that saw Akini Baynes in the goals again with a four-goal haul while Levon Burke (18th minute), Aaron Thompson (22nd minute) and Isan Williamson (41st minute) each netted once. Kennard Halley scored the consolation for Victoria Kings in the 50th minute.

In the other match of the day, Beterverwagting/Triumph eased past Ann’s Grove 2-0 courtesy of one goal each off the heels of Xavier Ignatius (27th minute) and Trevon Drakes (45th minute).


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