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Premier League of Belize: Port Layola’s Gilroy ‘Bredda’ Thurton scores hat trick to lead weekend goalscorers

Posted: Monday, November 27, 2023. 6:46 pm CST.

Gilroy ‘Bredda’ Thurton – Photo Credit: Port Layola FC

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Port Layola’s Gilroy ‘Bredda’ Thurton scored a hat trick in his teams 8-4 win over Wagiya to lead all the Premier League of Belize goalscorers during the last weekend of the regular season of the 2023-24 Opening Championship.

His teammate Latrell Middleton scored two while Wagiya’s Ghanaian Kofi Nnadi also netted a brace.

Police Benque’s Elias Iglesias was the third player to score a brace in his club’s 4-1 triumph over the Belmopan Bandits.

Progresso beat Benque Viejo United 2-1 and qualified to the playoffs along with Altitude who drew 0-0 with champions Verdes.

Verdes will play Altitude again this coming Saturday in Independence as the semifinals get underway, while Progresso will host Port Layola in Orange Walk.

Here’s the complete list of scores and goalscorers of the last set of regular season games.

PLB Week 14

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Port Layola 8-4 Wagiya

Marion Jones Sporting Complex, Belize City

P: Gilroy Thurton 34’, 49’, 78”, Latrell Middleton 48’, 56’, Shawn Young 69’,  Ian Gaynair 84’, Jarett Davis 90’+3

W: Kofi Nnadi 20’ & 21’, Levi Pixabaj 23’, Jean Serano 45’+4

Wagiya led 4-1 at the half

Progresso FC 2-1 Benque United

People’s Stadium, Orange Walk

P: Alwin Zelaya 9’, Andir Chi 65’

BVU: Desmond Wade 25’

Altitude 0 – 0 Verdes

Michael Ashcroft Stadium, Independence

Police Benque (Club Deportivo Benque) 4-1 Bandits

Edmund Marshalleck Stadium, Benque Viejo del Carmen

PB: Elias Iglesias 21’, 62’, Jaider Ledesma Aragón (Colombian) 30’, Byron Manzanero 50’

B: Dominic Morgan 2?

PLB 2023-24 Opening Championship

Regular Season Standings

1.     Verdes 29*

2.     Port Layola 27*

3.     Progresso 24*

4.     Altitude 23*

5.     Benque Viejo United 22

6.     Police Benque 16

7.     Bandits 8

8.     Wagiya 4

* – Qualified to semifinals


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