St. Lucia are Windwards football champs

The victorious St. Lucia team displays trophy
The victorious St. Lucia team and their well-deserved trophy

St. Lucia are the 2014 Windward Islands senior football champion.

In the final match against St. Vincent at the Windsor park stadium  on Sunday evening , St. Lucia held off a determined St. Vincent to a nil-nil draw.

St Vincent got a number of easy chances but could not break the deadlock as the St Lucia defended with determination and purposes.

In the first match of the evening, Dominica went down to Grenada by 5 goals to 3, after being up by three goals to one until midway in the second half.

Julian Wade gave the home team the early lead. Grenada then equalized. Delroy Parker  scored the second goal for Dominica and Julian wade scored again to give Dominica the advantage midway in the second half.

However four goals from Grenada in less than 15 minute of play put the visitors in an unassailable position and the signalled the end of a very disappointing tournament  for the home team.

The fair play trophy went to Grenada and the M.V.P trophy went to Zackius Polius of St Lucia.

St Lucia ended the tournament with 7 points from two wins and one draw; St. Vincent got 5 points with one win and two draws; Grenada came third with 4 points from one win and one draw and Dominica claimed the cellar position having lost all three matches played.

All but one of the Dominican players, were absent for the closing ceremony.

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  1. RealRecognizeReal
    May 9, 2014

    When will Team Dominica bring home a trophy??? Let me tell u when…#1 when the coach can actually coach….#2 when players are properly diciplined…. #3 when players actually take practise sessions seriously…. #4 when national teams are selected based on skill & talent and not on popularity or who they know…. STOP THE MADNESS

  2. fan
    May 8, 2014

    The norm in Dominica is that the coach will still be coach!after such humiliation,he will still be coach ,hence the reason we are going nowhere in sports >only in dominica this nonesense happens ,be it be netball,cricket or whatever other srporting discipline .the shit continues.If we cannot make a statement on our home turf,where the hell are we going ?
    What is the criteria for becoming national football coach?
    Is dfa really interesting in football development or are they just there for the financial gains? Have you as a dominican citizen really seat back and anaylise the status of football in Dominica ?well the status was all in our face this last WEEK ,AND IT WAS SHAMEFUL,and really that is still an understatement! Surely one cannot fire the whole team ,but the coaching staff has to go and some players .The old system of training and taking care of our national players has to be improved ,to reflect concern,belief and worth.Not just another walk in the park.I have heard so many times our coaches saying, “we train hard ,our players are ready,we putting our best foot forward,we have good talented players ,they are committed ,etc”,but we still getting blows and no sign of improvemnt,Just lame excuses and things continue the some old way ,with no changes!Is that the way to go forward in our sports deveploment?the powers that be do not care about sports,just power hungry individuals holding position for some kind of gain,wether financially or otherwise!We the masses have to make these individuals be accountable and pay the penalty for failure! I think most or all of them should do the honorable thing and resign forthwith!

  3. true
    May 7, 2014

    “All but one of the Dominican players, were absent for the closing ceremony”. Shameful….you reap what you sow. I would discipline them, you are not bigger than the game

    May 6, 2014

    change the president of the DFA his system is not working and also get a proper coach.

  5. ##Dominica.#
    May 6, 2014

    Not surprised at all said it before it happened. Sour losers! big talkers with no bite. Only in Dominica!!!!! What a dam shame. Leave the rest to ones imagination in countries where that sort of mediocrity would never be tolerated.

  6. trolol
    May 6, 2014

    Congratz to Dominica on last place on home soil. You earned it! Hey, they say 0 is better than nothing! Oh wait… ZERO IS NOTHING! Check this video out, it’s Dominica losing to mexico 10-0 and all those latin people dissing yall country.

  7. Pestle
    May 6, 2014

    Hats off to the Lucians football team, a well deserved victory, Also congrats to the other teams that places also. Now I have a problem with DFA, Dominica’s coach the National team with the exception of the player who received the trophy on behalf of his team. You mean we were the host to this tournament and at the closing ceremony, the coach and the team were not present. I mean this is a crying shame and we can do much better than that. At least one player had the balls to stay and receive the trophy. In my opinion I believe the entire DFA needs an overhaul.

  8. Interested
    May 6, 2014

    Congrats to the St. Lucia Football team for winning the Windward Islands Football Tournament. But it was shameful on the Dominican team for their performance at home. Could not register a win. Based on what I heard, the Dominica Football Association and the National Coach owes the public an explanation for, but one player , the absence of the National Team at the Closing Ceremony. This is disgraceful and should not be tolerated. I am waiting on an explanation and what action the FA is going to take.

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