Benna Girls Lose Group Opener at home to Bermuda

August 19, 2023

St. John’s, Antigua (August 18, 2023), In the Tier II, Group B match, Bermuda defeated Antigua and Barbuda 2-0 while playing at ABFA Technical Center.

The match started with great intensity with end to end action causing the spectators to be on their toes. Rolesha Humphreys of Antigua and Barbuda attempted to open the scoring in the 2nd minute but was saved by the alert keeper of Bermuda Semaj Baisden-Scott. Another shot was saved by Baisden- Scott in the 11th minute after a strike from Keitonya Skepple of the Benna Girls.


The deadlock was broken in the 18th minute with a brilliant strike by Cayli Dowling which eluded the fingers of Antigua and Barbuda’s custodian Alyssa Laviscount. The lead was extended in the 31st minute by an Avery Taylor strike. 
At the interval, Antigua and Barbuda were trailing Bermuda 2-0.
On the resumption of this intense encounter, the Benna Girls came out determined to get on the scoreboard but it was the brilliant defending of Miyari Trott and the wittiness of the goalkeeper that kept them at bay. The end to end action continued which resulted in a goalless second half.
Both teams displayed resilience and determination but it was the girls of Bermuda that came out victorious over Benna Girls with two first half goals.