Wales vs Paradise in Champions Cup first round
Premier League juggernauts Weymouth Wales and Paradise will clash in the first-round of the 2023 Barbados Football Association (BFA) Champions Cup knockout competition after being drawn against each other this morning at the Wildey Turf.
It’s a highly anticipated fixture, featuring two of the island’s top clubs and will set the scene for what promises to be a mouth-watering tournament.
It means that midfielder Ackeel Applewhaite on a season-long loan to reigning Republic Cup champions Wales could face his club Paradise.
Abrahams United Silver Sands, the basement boys of the Premier League will face title contenders Brittons Hill United.
St Andrew Lions battle against Empire while Republic Cup runners-up Ellerton take on Lodge Road. Based on the draw, four top-flight clubs will go head-to-head in the opening round.
Each team will play a two-match tie, with the match days taking place between April 22 and April 30. Sixty-two teams will contest the competition with the draw being done by the FIFA connect system.
First Leg Matches
Pride of Gall Hill SSC vs BYE
Weymouth Wales vs Paradise
Wotton vs Emmerton United
Benfica vs Greens United
United Stars Alliance vs Mapp Hill
FC Byde Mill vs Orange Hill Elite
Bagatelle vs L&R United
Beverley Hills vs Blackspurs
Ivy Rovers vs WRBSSC
Deacons vs Cosmos
St Philip FA vs Carlton Red & White
George Park FC vs College Savannah United
Barbados Fire Service vs UWI Blackbirds
Abrahams United Silver Sands vs Brittons Hill United
Barbados Soccer Academy vs Police
Youth Milan vs BDFSP
St Andrew Lions vs Empire
Fitts Village vs Potential Ballers
Haynesville vs Villa United
Dayrells’ Road vs Chickmont FC
Caribbean United FC vs Parish Land
Ellerton vs Lodge Road
Cave Hill vs Whitehall FA
Route 16 FC vs Kickstart Rush Stars
Shilling Square FC vs Sunrise FC
Maxwell SC vs Hilaby FC
Atlas FC vs Trents FC
Spartans Fc vs Checker Hall FC
FC Byde Mill vs Lodge Road
Youngboyz vs Notre Dame
Technique vs Eastern United
Hothersal Turning United vs Wildey Sports Academy
Pinelands FC vs BYE