VILLAGE, CONAREE, ST. PETERS AMONG WINNERS IN WEEK TWO OF RESTART
The restart of the SKNFA Premier League in the month of May was a huge boost for the most
popular sport in St. Kitts and Nevis. Here is a quick look at some of the Premier League results
in recent weeks. On Friday May 13, Hotspring Bath United suffered a 2-0 loss to Rams Village
Superstars on Friday in SKNFA Premier League action at Warner Park.
Joseph Wilkes (Village) 63rd min
Mozari Hodge (Village) 87th min
After the match Village interim coach Travis Somersall in commenting on why the team created
so many chances, but scored only two goals, said the players were anxious to score. Bath’s
Coach Alex Claxton said despite the loss, his team played well.
In the night’s other match, Flow 4G Cayon Rockets flew past MFCR United Old Road Jets 3-1.
Malik Hendrickson (Cayon) 5th min
Carlos Bertie (Cayon) 19th min
Ber-nel Hobson (Old Road) 59th min
Carlos Bertie (Cayon) 80th min
Coach George Yellowman Isaac was pleased with the output from his team. Old Road’s Coach
Alexis Morris felt his players lost concentration but knows his team has some more matches to
go to make up for this defeat.
Later that weekend, defending Premier League Champions S.L. Horsfords St. Paul’s ran riot
over their village neighbours Fast Cash Saddlers 4-0 on Saturday in the SKNFA Premier League.
The match played at the Warner Park football stadium saw goals from:
Malik Clarke (St. Paul’) 10th min
Vinceroy Nelson (St. Pauls) 45th min
Keithroy Freeman (St. Pauls) 55th min
Karique Thomas (St. Pauls) 57th min
Goalkeeper for St. Paul’s Jamal Jeffers said the team has been working hard defensively keeping
up the reputation of St. Paul’s as a strong defensive unit. Coach of Saddlers, Kenroy Knibbs
bemoaned his team’s defensive performance.
On Sunday May 15, SOL IAS Conaree F.C. and St. Peters F.C. each registered their first
victories of the Premier League restart when they got the better of Trafalgar Southstars and
S-Krave Newtown United respectively. Kyhron Phillip scored for St. Peters in the 17 th
minute while Yuson Slader found the back of the net at the stroke of half time in the 1 st
minute of stoppage time.
St. Peters were reduced to 10 men with a sending off early in the second half, forcing them to
play the rest of the match with a player less. That affected their attack, according to St. Peters
player MJ Pemberton.
Meanwhile, Conaree F.C. came from behind to defeat Newtown United 2-1.
Akimba Lawrence (Newtown) 42nd min
Kadeen Lewis (Conaree) 52nd min
Trevor Hanley (Conaree) 76th min
Coach Al Richards of Conaree while happy with the win, said the team has to work on
converting their chances, as they could have scored more goals. Newtown’s Coach Earl
Jones was heartened with his players’ performance, even though they gave up their lead to
lose the match.
PICTURE: St. Paul’s Saddlers
Caption: St. Paul’s players celebrate scoring the game’s 4 th goal against Saddlers on
Saturday May 14, 2022.