St. Luke’s Primary School has bagged the 2023 National Bank of Dominica Ltd Sports Division Primary Schools Boys Division One Championship in a penalty kicks shootout. The following announcement has been made by the Ministry of Sports of the Commonwealth of Dominica in its recent social media post on Friday.
The Ministry of Sports of Dominica, in its recent post, added that, “St. Luke’s Primary School secure the 2023 National Bank of Dominica Ltd Sports Division Primary Schools Boys Division One Championship in a penalty kicks shootout on Friday 19th May 2023 in Benjamin Park.”
It is also considered as the hard fought win as they have came up against the Roosevelt Douglas Primary Schoon on home turf.
Meanwhile, in the social media post, the Sports Ministry added that, “Both teams played to a goalless but hard fought first half as the defenses of both team held Strong. St. Luke’s Primary School broke the deadlock in the second half with Beautiful strike from their captain Carlique Prevost from long range, both team created several other opportunities but failed to convert.”
“When it appeared that St. Luke’s Primary would walk away with a one nil victory with just one minute left Roosevelt Douglas Primary School struck it was Heart Break and a few tears for a few players of the St. Luke’s Primary School as Ezekeil Brumant who was a constant threat for the Roosevelt Douglas Primary School found the back of the net with a long range effort to equalize and send the match into 10 minutes extra time after ending 1 all in regulation time, “ says the post.
At the same time, it further added that, “Both defenses held strong in extra time so it was left to the dreaded penalty shootout to decide the Championship. St. Luke’s Primary School scored three well taken penalties kicks while Roosevelt Douglas Primary School kickers scored their first two kicks but failed on their final spot kick to give St. Luke’s Primary the coveted NBD Sports Division Primary Schools Boys Division One Football Championship by 3 goals to 2 on penalty kicks.”