Posted: Monday, February 27, 2023. 9:49 am CST.
Photo Credit: San Pedro Pirates
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Benque Viejo United nearly got away with a 1-0 victory over Premier League of Belize leaders San Pedro Pirates were it not for an agonizing injury time goal by Horace Avila in the 90+5’ at Ambergris Stadium in San Pedro on Saturday night.
Darren Mis gave the visiting Benque Viejo United the lead in the 21’ and it nearly held up, but the islanders were able to rescue a point with their last breath.
The San Pedro Pirates retained the lead with 14 as Port Layola could only manage a draw against Progresso on Sunday in Belize City.
For Benque United, the draw puts keeps in them in fourth place with 11 points.
In the other weekend matches, Verdes downed Altitude 3-0, Port drew 0-0 with Progresso, and Wagiya gained their first victory beating Internacional FC 2-1 in Belmopan.
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