GFA 2023/24 Season Kicks Off With Thrilling Premier League Matches 

PR – The Grenada Football Association (GFA) launched the highly  anticipated 2023/4 season with an electrifying Premier League match on Saturday June 17.  Defending champions Hurricanes SC clashed with newly promoted Happy Hill FC in a gripping  encounter that saw Hurricanes SC emerged victorious with a 3-1 win. 

The match showcased exceptional talent and intense competition as both teams fought to make  their mark in the opening game of the season. Ryan Alexander of Hurricanes SC displayed his  prowess by scoring a brace in the 28th and 70th minutes while Moron Phillip added another goal  in the 61st minute. Devonte Baptiste of Happy Hill FC managed to find the net in the 57th minute,  providing a glimmer of hope for the newly promoted team. 

Football enthusiasts from Victoria and surrounding areas thronged Alston George Park to witness  the high energy encounter. The GFA’s decision to bring Premier League matches back to the  community was met with immense enthusiasm from the local supporters, who showed up in  large numbers to cheer on their favorite teams. 

The GFA is proud to have partnered with FIFA +, who broadcasted the opening match to a global  audience, enabling football fans around the world to enjoy the excitement of Grenadian football.  Additionally, Real FM provided live coverage of the match, ensuring that fans who couldn’t make  it to the park could still experience the action as it unfolded. 

Dignitaries and notable figures also graced the event, emphasizing the importance of football in  Grenada. Parliamentary Representative for St. Mark, Dr. Clarice Modeste, Coordinator of Sports  Kerlon Peters, and Mr. Alston George himself, a former national player and esteemed contributor  to the sport, were present at the opening ceremony. GFA President Marlon Glean presented Mr.  George with a special branded GFA sweatshirt and a voucher for a two-night stay, for two, at  True Blue Bay Resort in recognition of his significant contributions.

The excitement continued on Sunday as more Premier League matches captivated football  enthusiasts across the nation. St. John’s Sports and FC Camerhogne played to a 1-1 draw at  Cuthbert Peters Park, while Paradise FC International secured a resounding 4-0 victory over  Queen’s Park Rangers at Queen’s Park ground, with Keishon Clarke bagging a remarkable hattrick.  Mt. Rich SC triumphed over newly promoted Sunsetters FC with a 4-2 win at Fond, and Sab  Spartans defeated Hard Rock 3-1 in a thrilling encounter. 

As the GFA 2023/4 season gains momentum, football fans eagerly anticipate the upcoming  matches scheduled for the upcoming weekend as a $100,000 grand prize is up for grabs. 

Premier League Fixtures for June 24 and 25:

FC Camerhogne  Sab Spartans  24/06/2023  Sat  16:00  Queens Park Ground 
Paradise FCI  St. John’s Sports  24/06/2023  Sat  16:00  Progress Park
Hard Rock FC  Hurricanes SC  25/06/2023  Sun  16:00  Fond
Happy Hill FC  Mt. Rich SC  25/06/2023  Sun  19:00  Beausejour
Sunsetters FC  Queens Park Rangers  25/06/2023  Sun  19:00  Alston George Park