The T&T Football 7s Open 7s tournament will come to a climax tomorrow night (Friday) when the Final takes place between The Trace and Mentor Alley at the Sogren Trace Grounds, Laventille Road from 7:30 pm.
After 12 days of double-headers over a month, these two teams advanced to the Final following wins in their respective semi-final matches on Wednesday.
Mentor Alley overcame Crecent 5-3 on penalties after both teams played to a 2-2 draw in the 40-minute match. Glen Walker and Levi Serres were the goalscorers for Crecent while Kareem Baptiste and Dillon Baptiste were on target for Mentor Alley.
In the other semi-final encounter, Miscellaneous Laventille United and The Trace battled to a 3-3 draw before The Trace prevailed 5-3 on penalties. Joel Raymond scored one and Lyndon Ferguson grabbed a double for Laventille United, while Jamel Bailey, Kerron Brenon and Deon Caprieta scored for The Trace during regulation time.
The winners will take home $3,000 plus a Trophy and medals with the runners up taking away $2,000 plus a trophy and medals. The Most Disciplined team will receive $1,000 and a Trophy with the “MVP” and Golden Boot winner receiving $500 and a trophy each.
Laventille United and Crecent will meet in the third-place match from 6:30 pm.
Former National Team captain Russell Latapy will be on hand to meet the teams before kick off.