01 Aug Strykers stay atop women’s soccer leader board with win vs Islanders
[August 1, 2022 – Harmon, Guam] The Bank of Guam Strykers collected three wins in three weeks midway through the 2022 season of the Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division with a 2-0 win over the Metro Pacific Islanders FC Sunday night at the Guam Football Association National Training Center.
Kaia Malakooti scored both goals for the Strykers in a relatively calm, overcast first half. The teams returned to the pitch in the second half amid a deluge of rain, with both teams unable to find the back of the net before time expired.
The match is available to view online on Guam Football Association’s official Internet TV channel on Eleven Sports: https://elevensports.com/view/event/cl5x6o600qp2h0k9amkzt9154
In the Premier Division’s other match Saturday evening, Guam Shipyard settled for its second draw in as many weeks in a 3-3 contest against Quality Distributors FC.
Quality Distributors’ Franshay Pangelinan completed her hat trick in the 61st minute to pull her team ahead by one after a 2-2 first half. Close to 15 minutes later, Guam Shipyard’s Amara Gumataotao finished a short corner kick play in front of the goal past Quality keeper Tristyana Santos to level the match at 3-3. Brianne Leon Guerrero sent a short Colleen Naden corner kick into the box, with the ball bouncing once before Gumataotao’s finish.
Guam Shipyard had the opportunity to take the lead in the 84th minute, but Naden’s penalty kick just sailed wide right of the goal to keep the score at 3-all heading into the final minutes of the match.
Leon Guerrero scored Guam Shipyard’s other two goals.
The match is available to view online on Guam Football Association’s official Internet TV channel on Eleven Sports: https://elevensports.com/view/event/cl5x6ld3oqlzm0ja6pjhg2efw
The teams return to the pitch Saturday evening with Guam Shipyard looking to get revenge against the Bank of Guam Strykers at 6 p.m. to begin the second round of the double round-robin season. In Sunday’s match, Quality Distributors will play against the Metro Pacific Islanders beginning at 8 p.m. Both matches will be available to watch via Live Stream: https://elevensports.com/en/national/guam-football-association-6c9qz9
In the lone Amateur Division match played over the weekend, the GPSI Southern Cobras defeated NAPA Rovers FC 4-0 with two goals from Analea Meno and one each from Crista Cruz and Cindy Maestrecampo.
Updated schedules are online at https://guamfa.powerupsports.com
Quality Distributors FC’s Franshay Pangelinan celebrates one of her three goals with teammates in a Week 3 match of the Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division against Guam Shipyard Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Quality and Shipyard battled to a 3-3 draw.
Quality Distributors FC’s Cadance Mansapit moves to get the ball around Guam Shipyard’s Alina Gumataotao during a Week 3 match of the Bud Light Women’s Soccer League Premier Division against Guam Shipyard Saturday at the Guam Football Association National Training Center. Quality and Shipyard battled to a 3-3 draw.