GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Rovers bounce back from loss, defeat Paradise Fitness Sidekicks

[March 21, 2015 - Harmon, Guam] The league-leading Rovers FC bounced back from a Week 17 loss to the Southern Cobras to defeat the Paradise Fitness Sidekicks 7-2 in a Week 18 Division I match of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.

The Rovers' Jason Cunliffe led the Rovers' scoring charge with three. Abraham Gutierrez, Natsuki Recella, Alfred Agahan and David McCallum also scored in the win. Carlo Unpingco and Shawn Spindel scored for the Sidekicks.

The Rovers continue to lead the league with a 13-2-1 record. The Rovers' Ian Mariano, who did not play in the Week 18 match, leads the league in goals scored with 32.

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Guam Shipyard wins Week 17 Budweiser League match

[March 15, 2015 - Harmon, Guam] Guam Shipyard earned a 14-0 win over Doosan FC in a Week 17 Division I match of the Budweiser Soccer League at the Guam Football Association National Training Center Saturday evening.

Guam Shipyard was led by Mark Chargualaf who scored five goals in the contest. Christopher Reyes scored twice and teammates Micah Paulino, Takefumi Inoue, Dominic Gadia, Anthony Babauta, Christopher Santos, and Jonathan Odell each scored once. Shipyard's other goal came on a Doosan FC own goal.

In Saturday evening's Masters Division matches, division frontrunners dropped only its second match of the season, this one a forfeit loss to the Strykers FC.

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Budweiser Soccer League to resume Saturday

[Jan. 9, 2015 - Harmon, Guam] The Budweiser Soccer League returns to action Saturday evening at the Guam Football Association National Training Center after taking a two-week holiday break.

Immediately before the break, the Rovers (6-1) secured its first-place spot in league standings by defeating frontrunner contender Guam Shipyard (5-2) with a 3-1 victory. Ian Mariano, Natsuki Recella, and David McCallum scored one each for the winning team. Andre Gadia scored Shipyard's goal.

Shipyard, the only team to have defeated the Rovers this season, needed at least a draw to nab first place going into the league's two-week break; however, in the teams’ most recent fixture, Shipyard was without its top scorer Cameron Giles and the Rovers added back Ian Mariano, the league's Golden Boot frontrunner, and Jason Cunliffe in their lineup. The pair took a break from the team's first match-up with Shipyard, a 2-1 loss.

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Guam Shipyard defeats Rovers in Budweiser Division I

Guam Shipyard will have the opportunity to take sole possession of the No. 1 spot in Budweiser Soccer League Division I standings against current league frontrunners, Rovers FC, 7 p.m. Sunday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center in the league’s final match before a two-week holiday break.

Shipyard, currently fourth in league rankings, handed the Rovers their first loss of the season Dec. 15 with a 3-2 edge and will face the team again Sunday in a rescheduled match from Week 1.

In Shipyard’s Dec. 15 win over Rovers, Cameron Giles scored twice – including the eventual game winner – and teammate Donald Weakley also scored. Natsuki Recella and Yaw Antwi-Agyei “Nana” scored for the Rovers. The Rovers’ loss, coupled with Week 8 wins from the Strykers FC, Quality Distributors, and Shipyard, forced a four-way tie for first place, with the Rovers on top with the goal differential advantage.

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Rovers, Shipyard begin men's soccer league with wins

Budweiser Soccer League Division I defending champions Rovers FC are among the current league leaders with a pair of wins in as many matches to begin its 2014-2015 campaign.

After having their Week 1 match rescheduled to a later date, the Rovers began its title defense by clipping Quality Distributors 5-4 in Week 2 and later overcoming a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Southern Cobras 6-3 in Week 3 action.

In the Rovers’ match against Quality, Ian Mariano led the winning team with a hat trick and teammates Yaw Antwi-Agyei and Natsuki Recella also scored in the win. Jan-Willem Staman led Quality with a pair of goals and teammates Nicolas Roberto and Scott Spindel also scored. Against the Cobras, Mariano scored four and last season’s co-Golden Boot winner Jason Cunliffe scored twice. Jan Flores scored twice and Ashton Surber, last season’s co-Golden Boot winner with Cunliffe, scored once for the Cobras in the contest.

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