The fifth annual Gregory Grimes and Leonard DeRosa Holder Finals will be held at the Flora Duffy South Field Stadium at the National Sports Center on Saturday, December 18th. The two tournaments honor former long-standing Executive Members of the Bermuda Football Association.
The PHC Zebras will face FC Bascome in the Under 13 Gregory Grimes final at 2:00pm.
The PHC Zebras blanked the North Village Rams 3 - 0 to reach the Final. Kalen Brunson led the PHC Zebras with two goals with Harlem Bean-Fox adding the third.
FC Bascome fought back from a 2-0 halftime deficit to overcome the Dandy Town Hornets 3 - 2 in the other Semi-Final, Ramsey Souter scored twice while Mosias Mills scored from the penalty spot to secure FC Bascome’s passage to their first Gregory Grimes Final.
FC Bascome will again feature in the Under 15 Leonard DeRosa Holder final when they take on the Warwick Archers at 4:00pm.
Both teams easily cruised into the finals with comprehensive victories. Defending champions Warwick Archers defeated the Somerset Trojans 5 - 0. Zias Smith led the charge with two goals, while Edward Perinchief Ingham, Alexander Lipinski, and Paris Robinson each added single strikes.
Nijae Aberdeen scored a hattrick to lead FC Bascome 6 – 0 over the Vasco Youth Program. Thomas Elison, James Morrison and Enoch Joseph also got on the score sheet.
The first match of the day will feature the Southampton Rangers and Vasco Youth Program in the Under 13 B Final.
Four different goal scorers contributed to leading Southampton Rangers over Devonshire Colts 4-2 in the First Semi-Final as Kyah Richardson, Josiah Smith, Qash Lambert, and Mahki Wilson were all on target for Southampton Rangers. River Curtis and Cairo Tucker scored for Devonshire Colts.
The Southampton Rangers will face Vasco Youth Program after they defeated FC Bascome Gold 3-1 in their Semi-Final. Connor Redcliff was on target twice for Vasco with Max Kimberley adding the third. Aiden Cumberbatch scored FC Bascome’s lone goal.
The Under 17 Charles Marshall Final will be a repeat of last year's final. The Warwick Archers will look to avenge last year's 4 - 2 loss to the PHC Zebras when both teams square off at a date yet to be confirmed. Warwick Archers overcame Dandy Town and the harsh elements to win 2 - 0 with goals from Cody Robinson and Tajai Goater. The PHC Zebras reached the final after defeating the Somerset Trojans 1 - 0 with Nyrico Swan scoring the game's only goal.