“Match Day 13 Review: Final Week Drama and Semi-Final Matchups Revealed”
The Jamaica National Tier II Football Competition reached its thrilling conclusion with Match Day 13, marking the end of the regular season. The top teams battled it out for a spot in the knockout semi-finals, where dreams of promotion to the Jamaica Premier League Season 2023/24 are at stake. With the dust settling, Racing United F.C. emerged as the regular season champions, topping the tables with 32 points.
In second place, Treasure Beach F.C. secured their spot in the semi-finals with 29 points, followed closely by Tru Juice F.C. and Lime Hall Academy, both with 27 points. These four teams will now face off in the knockout stages, promising an intense battle for a coveted spot in the finals.
The semi-final matchups have been set, with Racing United F.C. taking on Lime Hall Academy F.C. and Treasure Beach F.C. facing Tru Juice F.C. The stage is set for an exciting showdown on June 25th, 2023, at the UWI JFF Captain Horace Burrell Center of Excellence.
While some teams excelled in the regular season, it was unfortunate to see Meadforest F.C. narrowly miss out on a spot in the semi-finals. On the other hand, Portlanders F.C. and Downs F.C. struggled throughout the season and are now facing the prospect of relegation from the Tier II. Downs F.C., in particular, failed to secure a single victory, while Portlanders F.C. managed only two wins.
Match Day 13 delivered its fair share of thrilling encounters. Racing United secured a hard-fought 3-2 victory against Treasure Beach F.C., showcasing their determination to finish atop the standings. Wadada United edged past Baptist Alliance F.C. with a 1-0 win, while Meadforest F.C. demonstrated their prowess with a commanding 6-1 triumph over Falmouth United F.C.
Lime Hall Academy F.A. displayed their dominance with a convincing 3-0 victory over Albion Mountain F.C., while Tru Juice F.C. asserted their strength by defeating Portlanders F.C. with a resounding 5-0 scoreline. Hopewell United F.C. and Downs F.C. battled to a 1-1 draw, and Browns Town F.C. secured a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Reno F.C.
As the dust settles on the regular season, all eyes are now on the semi-finals. The teams will leave no stone unturned as they chase glory and a chance to secure promotion to the prestigious Jamaica Premier League Season 2023/24. For more updates on the Jamaica National Tier II Football Competition, visit allsportsjamaica.com.
Jamaica National Tier II Football Competition 2023
|1||Lime Hall Academy F.C. (St.Ann)||15||10||3||2||35||24||11||33|
|2||Racing United F.C.||15||10||2||3||72||25||47||32|
|3||Treasure Beach F.C. (St. Elizabeth)||13||9||2||2||27||14||13||29|
|4||Tru Juice F.C. (St. Catherine)||13||8||3||2||35||9||26||27|
|6||Browns Town F.C.||13||6||4||3||26||10||16||22|
|7||Albion Mountain F.C. (St. Mary)||13||5||5||3||15||12||3||20|
|8||Falmouth United F.C. (Trelawny)||13||5||5||3||23||23||0||20|
|9||Reno F.C. (Westmoreland)||13||5||1||7||29||25||4||16|
|10||Baptist Alliance F.C. (St. Thomas)||13||3||1||9||25||34||-9||10|
|11||Wadada United F.C. (St. James)||13||3||1||9||11||36||-25||10|
|12||Hopewell United F.C. (Hanover)||13||2||2||9||8||26||-18||8|
|13||Portlanders F.C. (Portland)||13||2||2||9||14||39||-25||8|
|14||Downs F.C. (Manchester)||13||0||2||11||9||71||-62||2|