St. John’s, Antigua – Week 3 in ABFA Women’s League action saw Townhouse Megastore Ottos Tigress defeat Empire Star Girls 2 – 1 and Lady Sap hammered Lady Bullets 8 – 0.
The ladies of Tigress continued their winning ways as they defeated Empire Star Girls 2 – 1 in the feature encounter of round 3. In the first half Tigress displayed pure dominance on last season’s champions as national midfielder Portia Davis and forward Miska Diaz would prove to be a handful on the night. It was in the 33rd minute of play that Diaz was brought down in the box for penalty. Tigress would convert from spot, putting them ahead 1 – 0 right at the break.
The second half would prove a different story, as Star Girls came out a different team with Karen Warner equalizing from close range in the 48th minute after Shakia O’Garro pushed out a strong free kick. Star Girls continued to push for a winner as Warner would hit the post from close range minutes later.
But it was Tigress who would grind out another victory, as Diaz turned her defender in the box and fired home a tight angle shot in the 65th minute, which gave her team a 2 – 1 victory on the night.
In the earlier Clashes Lap Sap would defeat Lady Bullets 8 – 0 and Lady Hoppers received 3 points as John Hughes were unable to field a enough players.