GDF dominant in Women’s League Division One

Fruta Conquerors FC secured a 5-0 victory over Pakuri Jaguars FC in St Cuthbert’s Mission on March 24.

Goals were scored by Marissa Frank in the 12th minute, Ceara Glasgow in the 21st minute and Amanda McKenzie adding three goals in the 28th, 46th and 71st minutes.

Two days later on March 26, the Guyana Police Force FC cruised to a commanding 15-0 victory over Fruta Conquerors FC at the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) National Training Centre in Providence, East Bank Demerara.

Eight players found the net to propel their team to victory on March 26, spearheaded by Lakeisha Williams who opened the scoring in the 8th minute and added two more goals in the 12th and 33rd minutes.

However, stealing the spotlight was Akeelah Vancooten, delivering an outstanding performance with five goals in the 16th, 22nd, 43rd, 49th and 54th minutes.

Additional contributions were made by teammates Latoya Williams in the 38th and 67th minutes; Shontel Greene scored a crucial goal in the 45th minute, while Tiandi Smith added to the tally with a goal in the 69th minute.

This was followed by Sasha James’ strike finding the net in the 81st minute. Jenelle Edmonston and Collette Rutherford wrapped up the scoring with goals in the 83rd and 87th minutes respectively.

The Women’s League Division has a diverse range of players, including past champions, national players and aspiring talents.

It serves as a platform for players to exhibit their abilities, vying for selection in national team programmes, pursue scholarships, and even secure contracts with clubs beyond the borders of Guyana.

The competition will continue on April 6 with the Guyana Defence Force FC and Fruta Conquerors FC clashing from 18:30h.