Laventille United got their first win of the “Hearts and Minds” Football 7s tournament when they pulled off a slim 1-0 victory over Netshakers at the St Paul Street Recreation Ground on Saturday in the second game of a double header.
Leon Nurse was the winning scorer for Laventille.
In the other game played on the day, John John also completed a narrow 1-0 win over Sea Lots in a closely contested encounter. Hakim Gulston was the scorer to give John John the three points.
In Thursday’s lone encounter, Mentour Alley and St Paul Street played to a 2-2 draw. Nyron Christian and Lyndon Ferguson were on target for Mentour while Kairon Joseph and Garnett Roach struck the items for St Paul.
The Football 7 Association of Trinidad and Tobago and Miscellaneous are partnering with the Inter-Agency Task Force for its 2016 Football tournament which was launched on Saturday July 16th, 2016 at the St Paul Street Multi-Purpose Complex in Port of Spain.
The tournament, titled the “Hearts and Minds” Football Tournament is geared towards providing long term benefits in the social development of young people and immediate, positive outcomes. Gang activities have decreased and barriers have been broken down.
This initiative was established to help curb the high level of crime within the various communities and to assist the young people to cope with life’s challenges and to channel their energies into a positive and healthy lifestyle. Our intention is to enhance the abilities within our youths in the areas of sports and physical activities and to remove borderlines within our area of operation.