GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Quality moves to No. 2 after Week 14

Quality Distributors ascend to second place in the Budweiser Soccer League Division I league standings following a 2-0 win over the Paintco Strykers at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in Week 14 action.

Quality, which had been sitting behind Guam Shipyard based on head-to-head competition, officially moved past its nemesis after Shipyard was forced to a 2-2 draw with Table 35/Fuji Ichiban Espada FC. Gen Fudo’s two second-half goals for Espada helped his team evade a loss. Marcus Lopez and Jason Landstrom scored Shipyard’s goals. In the Quality-Strykers match up, Scott Leon Guerrero and Jan-Willem Staman scored Quality’s goals.

Quality next faces the Rovers DI, the division’s first-ranked team. The Rovers DI hold a commanding 12-2 record in the league, with just six matches left in the season. The Rovers DI team most recently cruised to a 5-1 win over the Southern Cobras, led by Matao captain Jason Cunliffe’s two goals. Yaw Antwi-Agyei, David McCallum and Ian Mariano also scored in the win. Sydney Talledo scored the Cobras’ lone goal.

In other Week 14 action, the Crushers FC stunned the previously undefeated Sidekicks, blanking the Division II league leaders 2-0. Nicolas Cabuhat’s penalty kick gave the Crushers the early advantage, and a Franklin Castro goal with seven minutes left in the match sealed his team’s win.

Big Blue defeated the Pago Bay Disasters 5-0, led by Nathan Camacho’s two goals. Division II Golden Boot race leader Kevin Tainatongo and teammates Jake Quichocho and Christian Champaco also scored in the victory.

Doosan FC defeated Xtra Krispy FC 11-2. Matt Robles led all scorers with four goals and teammate Ramon Salas scored twice. Allan Angoco, Dustin Alger, Arjay Valencia, Luis Quichocho, and Cheyne Robles also scored for Doosan. Ryomo Fukuyama scored both of Xtra Krispy’s goals.

The Ambassadors and Rovers DII battled to a scoreless draw, as did the FC Shotguns and FC Beercelona.

In Masters Division action, IT&E/IP&E inch closer to the first-place spot following a 2-1 win over Big Blue. Uri Schallhorn scored for IT&E/IP&E and the team’s other goal came on a Big Blue own goal. Roy Abril scored the lone goal for Big Blue.

Division leaders Hyundai Family FC dropped just its second match of the entire season, falling to the third-ranked Rovers Masters team 2-1. Seigo Yoshida and Wayne Darmand scored for the Rovers Masters. David Jun scored for Hyundai.

The updated schedule of Budweiser Soccer League matches is available for download online at http://www.guamfa.com/all-leagues-mens-regular-results

Pago Bay Disasters' Alvin Merfalen looks to pass the ball to a teammate ahead of Big Blue's Nathan Camacho on defense during a Week 14 Division II match of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Big Blue defeated the Disasters 5-0.

Big Blue's Jordan Rosario clears the ball out of the penalty box during a Division II match against the Pago Bay Disasters in Week 14 of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Big Blue defeated the Disasters 5-0.

The Paintco Strykers' Ross Awa tries to advance the ball through Quality Distributors defenders during a Week 14 Division I match of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Quality defeated the Strykers 2-0.

Quality Distributors' Bradley Miller looks to pass the ball as the Paintco Strykers' Hiro Asoshina gains ground on him in defense during a Week 14 Division I match of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Quality defeated the Strykers 2-0.

Guam Shipyard's Jason Landstrom and Table 35/Fuji Ichiban Espada FC's Isiah Lagutang battle for possession of the ball during a Week 14 Division I match of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Espada forced a 2-2 draw with Shipyard.

Table 35/Fuji Ichiban Espada FC's Mark Chargualaf and Guam Shipyard's Gideon Tyquiengco race to gain possesion of the ball during a Week 14 Division I match of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Espada forced a 2-2 draw with Shipyard.

 
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