The showdown between F C Paradise International and F C Camerhogne for the 2020 Waggy T Super League Knockout title will take place tomorrow evening (Dec 12) at the Kirani James Stadium, Queen’s Park.
In a December 08 news release, the organiser Megaforce Promotions informed of its decision to postpone the final because of the newly imposed restrictions by the COVID-19 Committee that included restrictions limiting the number of spectators attending the game to 300 and they must leave the stadium half an hour after the match, along with no music and selling of alcoholic beverages.
However, in an updated news release issued on Thursday, the organiser informed that the event will go ahead on the date scheduled but under strict COVID-19 protocols. The conditions for the hosting of the game are that the entire venue will be used for patrons, all entering must sanitise their hands and have their temperatures checked on entry, masks must be worn, record of all attending game must be kept, six-foot seating distance, only three persons allowed at the bar and at food stalls at any one time.
The two teams earned their places in the championship match following victories in their respective semi-final games played last weekend.
Paradise defeated arch rivals and fellow premier League team Hurricane from Saint Mark in a penalty shootout after their match ended in a draw during regulation time.
It took the penalty shootout to determine which one advances to the final with Paradise converting three of their shorts while Hurricanes score just one.
The other semi-final produced a comfortable three nil victory for F C Camerhogne against the competition’s giant killer Sab Spartans. The Village team from Saint Andrew was hoping to make it an all ‘BIG Parish’ final, but the superior play of their opponents made their dream of success impossible.
F C Camerhogne formed and coached by former national player Nixon Modeste four years ago will be looking for their first major championship trophy whenever the match is rescheduled.
On the other hand, F C Paradise International is a seasoned competitor having won all the major football titles in Grenada over the years, and will be looking to add this year’s Waggy T Super Knockout.
In GFA under-19 and under 15 competitions, Queen’s Park Rangers crushed Springs F C 11 goals to nil in their U19 match. Sunjets defeated Five Stars three nil and Bellevue Rangers earned a two nil win against National under 15. Also recording an under 19 victory was Sab Spartans against North Stars two nil
In other U19 matches, Honved played to a nil nil draw against Combined Northerners; Shamrock and Hurricanes goalless and St John Sports and SAFL also produced a nil nil result.