St. John’s, Antigua – The Benna Boys opened their CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup account with a 6 – 0 win over visitors Anguilla in Group 5.
A professional performance was needed for the Benna Boys to pick up their first 3 points in the Caribbean Cup as a stubborn Anguilla defense made penetration very difficult on the night.
It was senior team debutant Caluam Jahraldo Martin who opened the scoring in the 8 minute for host. Soon after Woking F.C midfielder Kieran Murtaugh doubled the lead in the 35th minute. Under 20 star striker Tevaughn Harriette added a third goal on his senior team debut in the 41st.
In the second half Peter Byers opened his account of the competition in the 55th minute while Kieran Murtaugh got his second of the match in the 71st. Stand in captain Quinton Griffith rounded up the scoring by finishing a penalty in the 69th minute.
In the 5pm match up St. Vincent got the better of the Dominican Republic by a score of 1 – 0. Action continues on Friday as St. Vincent faces Anguilla at 5pm and host Antigua and Barbuda face rivals Dominican Republic at 7pm.
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