After three rounds of matches in the Premier Division of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation’s National Club Championships, the a stiff race for the 2020/2021 title is already taking shape.When the round concluded last Sunday night at the Victoria Park, BESCO- Pastures and Sion Hill sat on top with seven points each; Layou and Hope International followed on five points apiece.Je Belle, Awesome and Avenues had accumulated four points each, followed by System Three – two points, North Leeward Predators- one point and Largo Height yet to register a point.Round three results saw two wins and three draws.Sion Hill blanked Awesome FC 3-0 on Thursday, with goals coming from Dorian Dallaway in the 14th and 42nd minutes and Zenroy Lee in the 31st minute.Meanwhile, Je Belle got their first three points with a 4-1 dismantling of Largo Height on Friday. For Je Belle, Najima Burgin scored in the 30th minute, Morrison Mc Kie in the 32nd and Emerald George and Terris Joseph in the 53rd and 66th minutes respectively. Giovanni Johnson had put Largo Height ahead in the 15th minute before Je Belle stormed back.Also on Friday night, Avenues United and System Three played to a 2-2 draw. Scoring for Avenues were Romario Dennie (7th minute) and Erel Hector (75th minute). Kishawn Johnny equalised for System Three in the 16th minutes and Cordell Dallaway again tied the match for System Three, in the 2nd minute of injury time.
The draws were extended to both matches on Sunday, first when BESCO- Pastures and North Leeward drew one goal apiece. Gidson Francis scored a 32nd minute penalty for BESCO-Pastures, with Cleon Westfield levelling the match in the 67th minute.And defending champions Hope International and Layou finished their encounter at two goals each in Sunday’s other match.Nazir Mc Burnette put Hope International in the lead in the 5th minute, but Trivis Fraser brought parity when he scored in the 14th minute. Valdo Anderson restored Hope International’s lead with a 27th minute header, before Trivis Fraser scored his second in the 51st minute.The fourth round takes places this weekend, before the championships go on the Christmas break.Each of the ten teams will play each other twice.