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Black Star looking to shine in Flow Champions Cup

St. Elizabeth parish champions Black Star will be looking for a berth in the quarter final round of the Flow Champions Cup when they face Sporting Central Academy on Wednesday September 18 at the Juici Patties Field in Clarendon.

St. Elizabeth parish champions Black Star will be looking for a berth in the quarter final round of the Flow Champions Cup when they face Sporting Central Academy on Wednesday September 18 at the Juici Patties Field in Clarendon.

 

Black Star was more than impressive in round one, coming away with an emphatic 7-0 drumming of Logwood United in their encounter at New Town on September 12.Former National U20 striker Davion Ash grabbed a hat-trick to send the St. Elizabeth major leaguers through to round two of the Flow Champions Cup where they will now face a Sporting Central Academy team who fought off Jamalco to steal a 2-1 victory and secure a place in the second round.

 

According To Coach Fitzroy Ambersley, the belief in the team is that they can go all the way in the Flow Champions Cup. Ambersley explains, “We have worked hard throughout the year and this is just reward for all the work we have put in, we are not afraid of any of the big teams in the Flow Champions Cup and we are going out there to prove that we belong up there with the big boys,” when questioned about his team’s chances against stern opposition.

 

His relatively young squad has been the beneficiary of promising youngsters coming from Middle Quarters FC, Parotee FC and Knoxwood FC to join their ranks. Black Star has also recruited well as recent graduates from the Dacosta Cup completion have also joined their set up. The enthusiastic group will look to experienced veteran Jermaine Fletcher to lead them in their Flow Champions Cup second round encounter with Sporting Central Academy in Clarendon.

 

Coach Ambersley expects a dog fight come Wednesday as he posits, “It’s gonna be a hard game and we expect a tactical battle from Sporting Central, they are on a high after beating Harbour View in the opening league match, but we have been training hard every day and we will be coming for them,” when asked about his expectations for the game.

 

In the meantime, Flow Champions Cup second round action, will resume with the remaining Premier League teams bowing into action following Friday morning’s second round draw. The Defending Premier League champions Harbour View FC will tackle Rivoli United, Tivoli Gardens will square off with rivals Boys Town, while Axum Sports Club will take on Reggae Youths. While in other second round matches, Montego Bay United will host Holland United, Barbican FC will travel to Portmore United, Waterhouse will entertain Port Morant United and Arnett Gardens will play at home to Humble Lion.

 

The first set of second round matches will take place on Wednesday September 18 and the second set of matches will be played the following day on Thursday September 19 as the riveting action is set to continue in the Flow Champions Cup.

 

 

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