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Islanders still on top, still unbeaten

Kenmore Peters scores from the penalty spot in the 3-0 for Old Madrid over VG United

Kenmore Peters scores from the penalty spot in the 3-0 for Old Madrid over VG United

The Islanders completed an eventful weekend of football on Sunday (November 20) with a battling 3-1 victory over One Love Football Club.

Julian Davidson (in the third minute) and Fitzroy Daley (in the 15th minute) settled any nerves early and gave the Islanders a 2-0 lead in the BVI Football Association Men’s National League game.

Richard Morgan pulled one back for One Love in the 31st minute.

At 2-1 going into the second half, it was anyone’s game.

The teams traded attacking endeavor with defensive solidarity until Kevin Fisher (89th minute) secured another 3 points for the Islanders, who remain atop the standings with 24 points, and unbeaten this season.

The Sugar Boys are tucked into second place, just 3 points adrift.

The Rebels Football Club and the Wolues Football Club are nestled into third and fourth. The pair was deadlocked after a six-goal thriller on Saturday.

Kevin Carragher’s 7th minute goal put the Wolues ahead early, but Curtly Peters (16th minute) levelled the game, before Deangelo Thomas (29th minute) gave the Rebels a 2-1 lead.

However, Carragher scored his second from the penalty spot right on half time, to make it 2-2.

Timothy Parsons (63rd) gave the Wolues a 3-2 lead, but Peters (in the 72nd minute) made it 3-3.

Despite a thrilling last 10 minutes, neither team would score again.

At the other end of the table, Old Madrid secured their 5th place position and gave themselves a chance of a top four finish with a 3-0 second half demolition of Virgin Gorda United.

Kenmore Peters netted twice in the 48th and 62nd minutes, while Vaughn Homer scored in the 53rd minute.

Information for this article was provided by the BVI Football Association

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