Lions and Oldtymers seize win at CASA finals
The Lauderhill Lions maintained their domination to the end, winning the Caribbean American Soccer Association (CASA) Super League tournament against Albion Plantation, this past Saturday at the Lauderhill Sports Park. The Lions won in spectacular fashion, scoring 4 to 1, with 2 goals from Oliver Trial and 2 goals from Ronaldo Rodneyon of the Lauderhill Lions side, and the one lone goal from Sean Hart for Albion Plantation. The win for the team is in thanks to the striking force demonstrated throughout the tournament, who went into the finals with 27 points. The team also has made history in the league, gaining their third consecutive win. The Lions are the only team to accomplish such a feat in the eleven years since CASA was established.
For the CASA Masters League, it was a major upset, as the 2015 Florida Masters champion, the Lions Masters, who have won the CASA Masters League three years in a row, came up short in their quest for a 4th title, losing 1 to 0 against the Oldtymers FC. The Lauderhill Masters had dominated the tournament throughout the season, going into the finals with 19 points, but it was fourth-ranked Oldtymers FC who emerged victorious. A goal from Andre Waugh who battled to give off the perfect strike to the goal secured the win for his team. Despite the Lauderhill Masters striking power, they were unable to score a goal in the final minutes.
The CASA Super league and Master league will soon begin a new season. All interested individuals who want to be a part of a team can visit casasoccerleague.com.