The Bahamas National Time will play for the fifth place at the World Beach Games - Qualifier El salvador tomorrow, following a big win over US Virgin Islands today.
Despite having lost the chance to qualify for the World Beach Games, the Bahamians were really focused and determined today, and run past the Virgin Islands to show the beach soccer team the are becoming.
The 2017 World Cup hosts got an early advantage through Gary Joseph's hit, and immediately widened the gap, with Thompson making it 2-0 before the first break.
Things would not get any easier for US Virgin Islands in the middle frame, as the Baha boys would gear up and virtually close the game with a 4-0 run.
Two goals more in the last period would confirm the Bahamian cruise to the win today, despite a magnificent goal by Schultz pulled one back for US Virgin Islands, confirming that Luiz Escobar's team will fight for the fifth place in the competition.
Goals: 0-1: Joseph, min. 10(1); 0-2: Thompson, min. 2 (1); 0-3: Williams, min. 10 (2); 0-4: St. Fleur, min. 7 (2); 0-5: St. Fleur, min. 4(2); 0-6: Christie, min. 2 (2); 0-7: Munnings, min. 8(3); 1-7: Schultz, min. 8(3); 1-8: Joseph, min. 0(3)
WORLD BEACH GAMES - QUALIFIER EL SALVADOR 2019
Sunday 4th August
11.30 – US Virgin Islands 1-8 Bahamas - 5th place play-off
12.45 – Guatemala vs Trinidad & Tobago - 5th place play-off
14.00 – Mexico vs Bahamas (Women)
15.30 – Mexico vs USA - semi-final
16.45 – El Salvador vs USA (Women)
18.00 – El Salvador vs Panama - semi-final