2nd Creole Cup comes to an End

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Kurlson Benjamin, Captain of Bathestate Football Team

Over the weekend of August 23rd to 25th, the Sports Division hosted the 2nd Creole Cup Football Tournament, at the Windsor Park Stadium.

The 2nd tournament saw competition, amongst Club Sportiff Bouillante of Guadeloupe, Dominica’s Premier Football Champion – Scotia Bank Bath Estate Football Club and defending Creole Cup Champion – KFC Harlem United Football Club.

A brief opening ceremony took place at 4:45 pm on Friday, August 23rd; followed by the first match of the tournament between KFC Harlem United and Scotia Bank Bath Estate football clubs. Marshall Germain of KFC Harlem United emerged Man of the Match.

Double Headers were held on Saturday and Sunday, with the first match on each day being an exhibition match that featured champion football teams in Dominica.

On Saturday, Club Sportiff of Guadeloupe took on KFC Harlem United and emerged winners; Man of the Match went to Chantal Christophe of Bouillante.

In the final match on Sunday, Scotia Bank Bath Estate Football Club met Club Sportiff of Guadeloupe and claimed victory with 5 goals to 1.

The Most valuable Player went to Delbert Graham of Scotia Bank Bath Estate Football Club.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Mrs. Justina Charles, says that they hope to see St. Lucia and Guadeloupe for the next Creole Cup.

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Goal by Delbert

According to Scotia Bank Bath Estate’s captain, Kurlson Benjamin, they are now looking forward to the Premier League.

The winning team – Scotia Bank Bath Estate, won 2000 Euro, compliments the Government of Dominica.

This Football tournament targets champion Football Clubs from Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia and Dominica.

The Creole Cup was established out of a cooperation arrangement between the town of Bouillante in Guadeloupe and Roseau.

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