Lightbourne Speaks After Bermuda - Cayman Islands Draw
Bermuda 1 Cayman Islands 1
Bermuda would play Cayman Islands to a 1 – 1 draw in their World Cup Qualifying Group B match at the IMG Academy Complex in Bradenton, Florida.
Bermuda Starting Line-Up: Detre Bell, Eusebio Blankendal, Azende Furbert, Richard Jones Jr. Rahzir Smith-Jones, Kole Hall, Wilie Clemons, Justin Bell, Tahzeiko Harris, Luke Robinson, London Steede-Jackson - Substitutes: Quinaceo Hunt, Dale Eve, Roger Lee, Daren Usher, Lejaun Simmons, Trey Tucker, Cecoy Robinson, Diego Richardson, Keishon Bean, Jomei Bean-Lindo, Enrique Russell - Cayman Islands Starting Line-Up: Jonah Ebanks, Mark Ebanks, Andre McFarlane, Theron Wood, Kareem Foster, D'Andre Rowe, Mason Duval, Joshewa Charlery, Wesley Robinson, Cameron Gray, Albertini Holness - Substitutes: David Lee, Ackeem Hyde, Romario Dixon, Andrew Browning, Barry Tibbetts, Kion Parchmont, Justin Byles, Tyler Lee
After an hour delay due to rain, the Bermuda – Cayman Island match kicked off, Bermuda Goalkeeper Detre Bell was called upon twice inside of a minute to deny the Cayman Islands from taking the lead, but he could do nothing in the 23rd minute when Mark Ebanks beat the offside trap and beat an advancing Bell.
In the 65th minute, Kole Hall would equalize for Bermuda, a good build-up saw the ball switched from left to right and the cross was then turned home by Hall from six yards out.
The young Bermuda team would have to consider themselves lucky on the night as Cayman missed several chances to get themselves the winner in the second half.