CALLIAQUA, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES; FRIDAY APRIL 13, 2018 – Awesome FC held on in the dying stages to hold off a determined SVG Police team, to win the 2018 National Futsal championship final at the Calliaqua Hard Court.
Awesome FC grabbed the lead as early as the 45th second into the game, but SVG Police fought back.
The two teams traded strategies, making the substitutions, seeking ways and means to unlock their opponent’s defence but each time, the scores were tied.
The partisan crowd would cheer on Awesome, but booed the SVG Police who took all this in stride. Then came the game-changing long range shot which caught the SVG Police by surprise.
With just about 4 minutes to go and scores tied at 5-all, Awesome FC dug deep into their reserves to hit one past the Police FC custodian, taking the lead in the process, and holding on to till the final whistle.
Earlier in the semi-finals, Awesome FC defeated Sharpes FC 09 5-4, and Hill View lost to SVG Police 1-5.
In the third place play-offs, Sharpes FC 09 defeated Hill View 9-6, and then it was on to the finale between SVG Police and Awesome FC which saw 11 goals scored.
Friday night’s games brought the curtains down on the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation 2018 National Futsal Championships.