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St Ann s Rangers head coach Angus Eve
seeks early revenge when his side hosts
Club Sando from 6 pm today at the Hasely
Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo in Round
One Match Day Two of the Digicel Pro
It will be the second meeting between
both sides in four days after the St Ann s
outfit were booted out of the First Citizens
Cup (FCC) by a 3-1 loss at the Mahaica Oval
in Point Fortin on Saturday, while winners
Club Sando, led by former Rangers coach
Anthony Streete, advanced to meet two-
time defending champions Central FC in
Friday s semi-finals thanks to a hat-trick
by Kevon "Showtime" Woodley.
Eve, who left out attacking players
Kadeem Corbin, Josh Toussaint and Samuel
Delice for disciplinary reasons, believes the
trio can make a difference in today s clash.
"I m a disciplinarian," he said following
Saturday s defeat. "
We had three players who missed training
the day before. I don t play players who
miss training. They have no valid excuse.
But those three players could come back
into the team so we could have a bit more
punch up front."
Nineteen-year-old Corbin, the star of
T&T s 2014 Caribbean Football Union
Under-20 championship winning team has never
seemed to settle since rising to stardom.
Talented but infamous Samuel Delice has failed to
produce the sort of promise he showed at Defence
Force. Instead indiscipline seems to have the better
of the player, who failed to calm during stints at
Defence Force, Central FC and San Juan Jabloteh.
Not much is known personally about Josh Toussaint
other than the midfielder has grown in ability over
the years and could gain the much needed self-
aggression with Eve at the helm.
Eve said that all three players, just like many others
within his squad, had a lot of potential.
In the case of Corbin, who recently had trials in
Holland and Finland, the new Rangers coach said
the player "just needs to refocus himself because it s
sort of a let-down when you go out on trials and
it doesn t work out."
On Saturday, Eve started a lesser-known forward
to the Pro League, 19-year-old former St Anthony s
College star Rasheed Simon, who scored an excellent
solo goal in the Rangers 3-1 loss, but lacked the
stamina needed for the full duration of a 4 pm kick-
off in the Mahaica Oval heat.
Kudos went to the officials for allowing a one-
minute rehydration break on the 35th minute mark
for the well-being of players, but that was not enough
to cool the later disappointment for Rangers despite
a creditable fight. In fact, Woodley punished the St
Ann s club on every defensive lapse.
"It s a learning process for some of these kids and
sometimes it s going to be a hard curve like it was
today (Saturday)," said Eve, who led Rangers to a 1-
1 draw with Defence Force in Round One Match Day
One on September 25.
Eve said Saturday s game was worse than the per-
formance against Defence Force. The Rangers coach
said the lengthy break also broke the momentum of
"But today (Saturday) we really just gave away
three goals," said Eve. "It was down to individual
mistakes. We passed the ball well and were in the
game for the most part of it. But our guys are still
learning. You are going to see a lot of these mistakes
being made throughout the season. We already knew
that coming in but we are hoping we can limit those
mistakes, individual errors, and be a little more com-
petitive as we were against Defence Force."
Also today at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mor-
vant Caledonia United (MCU) and W Connection
will meet from 8 pm in a preview of Friday s semi-
MCU defeated Defence Force 2-1 on Sunday in
the FCC quarter-finals while Connection got past
Point Fortin Civic 3-1 on Saturday.
"We are finished with Army, now we are going to
prepare for W Connection in the (FCC) semi-finals
with Tuesday s league match against them," said
MCU coach Jerry Moe. He also said that while Con
nection and MCU enjoyed a good relationship, it was
serious business on the field of play.
Eve seeks immediate revenge in Pro League
St Ann's Rangers attacker Kadeem Corbin.
North East Stars vs Police FC, Larry Gomes Stadium,
Malabar, 4 pm
Central FC vs Defence Force, Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva,
Point Fortin Civic vs San Juan Jabloteh, Mahaica Oval, 6
St Ann's Rangers vs Club Sando, Hasely Crawford
Stadium, Mucurapo, 6 pm
Morvant Caledonia vs W Connection, Hasely Crawford
Stadium, Mucurapo, 8 pm
St Ann's Rangers
MorvantCaledonia 1 0 0 1 1 2 0
Pt Fortin Civic
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