Waterhouse To Face Trinidad's Joe Public

Date Published: 
1998-11-23
Source: 
Jamaica Gleaner

PORT-OF-SPAIN, CANA:

JAMAICA'S club champions Waterhouse will meet Trinidad and Tobago's top team Joe Public in tomorrow's semi-finals of the BWIA Caribbean Club Football Championships.

Arnold Dwarika hit a hat-trick on Sunday as Joe Public knocked out Barbados champions Notre Dame.

Missing from the national team for most of the season through indifferent form and injury, Dwarika gave a reminder of his brilliance on a rain-sodden Hasely Crawford Stadium outfield.

Joe Public, this year's Semi-Pro League Champions, were playing the fourth match of the eight-team knock-out tournament.

On Saturday Jamaica's Waterhouse held sway over Guadeloupe's L'Etoile de Morne L'Eau with goals by Craig White (31st), Irvino English (65th) and Leroy Smith (85th).

Joe Public, whose chairman is FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, played a superior brand of football, technically and tactically against the Barbadians.

Dwarika was at the heart of the offensive forays throughout, opening his account with a penalty in the eighth minute.

He slotted home his second in the 40th, a simple tap-in from an Angus Eve free kick that landed at his boot inside the Dames' penalty box.

Thirteen minutes into the second half, Dwarika sent Joe Public three-up with a grounder past Philip Blagrove.

Eve, a former national, ended the Dames' misery with a neat header from a Fabiano Agripino corner with ten minutes to go.

While Joe Public and Courts Caledonia AIA advanced, another TT club CL Financial San Juan Jabloteh were booted out on Sunday in the first match of the double-header.

Martiniquan champions L'Aiglon du Lamentin shut-out the Mt d'or Big Four champions Jabloteh 2-0.

A first half double by Fred Saintomer, his second coming from a corner kick which 'keeper Trevor Nottingham failed to hold properly did in Jabloteh.

L'Aiglon will meet Courts Caledonia AIA in the other semi-final tomorrow.