GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Islas de los Ladrones FC win battle of undefeated teams

[March 15, 2018 - Harmon, Guam] Islas de los Ladrones FC emerged as the lone undefeated team in the Budweiser Soccer League’s top division with a 4-2 win over previously undefeated NAPA Rovers in Week 18 action at GFA.

Matt Robles put the Rovers on top early in the match, after finishing a pass from Min Sung Choi on the right side in the ninth minute, but just eight minutes later, IDL’s Jonahan Romero sent teammate Marcus Lopez barreling down the right side of the field for the finish to level the match. Lopez later slotted in a penalty kick in the 25th minute and completed a hat trick with the eventual game-winner in the 50th minute.

Ten minutes later, IDL’s Ryan Quitugua finished a corner kick play with a right-footed volley to extend his team’s lead to three goals. The Rovers’ Min Sung Choi added a goal in the 74th minute for the eventual final score.

In other Week 18 matches, Bank of Guam Strykers B defeated the Sidekicks SC 2-1 with a goal each from Micah Hennegan and Jeremy Copple. David Quiambao scored for the Sidekicks.

FC Beercelona defeated the Pago Bay Disasters 3-2 with two goals from Hiro Asoshina and one from Michael Cruz. Jathan Barnes scored both goals for Pago Bay.

Bank of Guam Strykers I recovered from a two-goal first-half deficit to defeat Eurocar FC 4-2. Matthew Iseke led all scorers with a pair of goals and teammates Scott Spindel and Hayden Shedd scored one each. Takefumi Inoue and Nicolas Cabuhat scored Eurocar’s goals.

Lots of Art Tattoo Heat defeated Quality Distributors 4-0 with two goals from Keith Surber and one each from Jan Flores and Lance Chargualaf.

Shipyard Haya added a win to their record following a forfeit by the Bobcat Rovers.

Schedules and statistics are online at http://www.guamfa.com/all-leagues-mens-regular-results

 

Islas de los Ladrones FC's Vinicius Rodrigues makes a move to get around NAPA Rovers' Min Sung Choi during a Week 18 match of the Budweiser Soccer League One Division at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. IDL FC won 4-2. Photo by Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

NAPA Rovers' Mark Chargualaf makes a move toward the goal as Islas de los Ladrones FC's Ian Mariano stays close on defense during a Week 18 match of the Budweiser Soccer League One Division at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. IDL FC won 4-2. Photo by Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

NAPA Rovers' Min Sung Choi looks for options near the goal as Islas de los Ladrones FC's Seth Surber tracks him on defense during a Week 18 match of the Budweiser Soccer League One Division at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. IDL FC won 4-2. Photo by Jesse Mesa/GFA

 

Eurocar FC's Takumi Ito controls the ball as Bank of Guam Strykers I's Hayden Shedd moves in on defense during a Week 18 match of the Budweiser Soccer League One Division at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Strykers I won 4-2. Photo by Jesse Mesa/GFA

 
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