ON THE BALL: Brittons Hill’s Elsid Miggins (third right) shielding the ball from Notre Dame defender Bryan Neblett while teammate Mustafa Haqq (right) waits in support. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)
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UWI BLACKBIRDS soared to the top of the Digicel Premier League after completing an impressive 5-1 victory over Lumisol Technology Inc. Pinelands in the Digicel Premier League at the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) Wildey Astroturf on Sunday night.
A hat-trick by Mario Harte paved the way for UWI’s triumph against winless Pinelands on a day when Neighbourhood Care Pharmacy Weymouth Wales kept their unbeaten record intact by fighting from behind to secure a 2-2 draw with Rendezvous and Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame and Mackeson Brittons Hill played to a 0-0 stalemate.
UWI’s third win in four matches carried them to nine points, one more than reigning champions BDFSP while Pinelands are still without a point.
The goal rush for UWI was started by Panamanian Jairo Lombardo, who scored for the second consecutive game in the 30th minute.
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