The newly christened San
Pedro SeaHawks (formerly Turquoise) will compete in their first official
tournament this weekend. The name SeaHawk was chosen to complement and
reflect the team's new image. It is derived from the local word for the
Osprey or "Billy Hawk" and is a tribute to the great fishermen of the
islands of San Pedro and Caye Caulker - the Osprey being one of the
greatest fish-catching birds.
Making up the San Pedro
SeaHawk roster for this weekend's knockout play will be the following:
Charlie Slusher, Jose Lara, Rene Rodriguez, Jarbi Alvarez, Flavio Pinero,
Bunny Gentle, Raul Celiz, Orlando "Landy" Pinelo, Eden "Yellowman"
Rowley, Oscar Piston, Sanjay Pitts, Kareem Orio, Richard McKoy Jr., Henry
Sagastume, Jairo Sandoval, Luis "Wicho" Uribio, Herson "Sapo" Meda, Ruben
Francois, Ashton Lewis, Kent "Bob" Gabourel, Clive Young, Carlos Briceño,
Jason "Taiga" Sutherland, and Mario "Calusha" Sikonga.
The Belize Premier Football League (BPFL) "knockout"
tournament will begin this Saturday. On Sunday, May
4th, the San Pedro
SeaHawks will challenge Juventus in Ambergris Stadium at 3:00 p.m.
Stay tuned to The San Pedro
Sun, the official newspaper of the San Pedro SeaHawks,
for exciting results of tournament play.
Knockout tournament rules & schedule
According to the Belize Premier
Football League, the "Prime Minister's Cup" knockout tournament will be
played based on the following criteria.
All clubs have been seeded according to the final
rankings of the 2002-2003 regular tournaments. The winner of each pair to
advance will be determined by the goal aggregate. At the end of
regulation time in the second game of any pairing, any round, if the goal
aggregate is even, the winner will be determined by: 1) scoring the
"Golden Goal" in sudden death overtime, 2) converting the most goals in a
The games scheduled are as follows:
Thursday, May 1st -
Jacinto Ville United vs. Sagitun, Toledo Union Field at 4:00 p.m. Sunday,
May 4th - Kulture
Yabra vs. Grigamandala, MCC Grounds at 4:00 p.m. San Pedro SeaHawks vs.
Juventus, Ambergris Stadium at 3:00 p.m. Real Verdes vs. Valley Pride,
Norman Broaster Stadium at 4:00 p.m. Friday, May
9th - Valley Pride vs.
Real Verdes, Isodoro Beaton Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May
10th - Sagitun vs.
Jacinto Ville United, Michael Ashcroft Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May
11th - Juventus vs.
San Pedro SeaHawks, People's Stadium at 3:30 p.m. Grigamandala vs.
Kulture Yabra, Carl Ramos Stadium at 3:30 p.m.
Games scheduled are correct as of press time Tuesday,
April 29, 2003.