Beaches FC and Teachers FC played to a thrilling 3-3 draw in the third game of Provo Premier League’s 2022/2023 season on Sunday, November 6, at the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association (TCIFA) Field off Venetian Road, under rainy sky.
Both teams had a player scoring a brace. Beaches number 9 player Shannon Brown got a double for his team, while Jean Innocent got his team’s double.
Beaches wasted no time to seize the ascendancy, as in the first minute of play, Brown shot past the Teachers’ goalkeeper Robens Jean Antenor. Brown completed the double in the 13th minute of play when he drilled one past Antenor.
Teachers, however, pressed to get back in the game, and their quest was answered in the 31st minute when Innocent shot past the Beaches goalkeeper. Five minutes later Innocent struck again in the 45th minute from a goalmouth melee, which he slotted home, to make the game even.
Teachers then grabbed the lead six minutes later, when Ismael Athis shot past the keeper. Undaunted by going behind, Beaches pressed for the equalizer, and could have gotten it earlier, but their relentless attacks were wasted in the final third.
They however, got the equalizer when Alexis Solomon squeezed one past the goalkeeper from a delightful cross from the right flank.
Iveno Pedro was player of the match for Beaches, while Jean Innocent was the player of the match for Teachers.
The SWA Sharks began the defense of the title in super fashion when they crushed Eagles 5-0, which saw Brian Gregg netting the first hattrick of the season, in the opening game of a double header on Saturday.
Gregg scored in the 33rd, 63rd and 89th minutes. Angelin Cadet the first double of the season, opening the scoring in the 19th and 53rd minute.
Gregg was the Sharks’ player of the match, while Benjamin Wally was named MVP for the Flamingo FC team.
In the feature encounter, Blue Hills Football Club clipped Academy Eagles FC 2-1, with the winning goals coming from Francky Pierre in minute 29 and Jason Louis minute 39.
The Academy Eagles goal was scored by Rotskancy Mondelus in minute 53. Jason louis was Blue Hills FC player of the match.