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Westy gets the winner in the Windies

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The Fleet’s Myles Weston scored the decisive goal for Antigua & Barbuda in their friendly against Bermuda on Wednesday as the Benna Boys edged out their rivals 3-2.

Having seen Gillingham’s Josh Parker give Antigua a 2-1 lead two minutes beforehand, Weston collected the ball on the right wing on the hour mark, turned a Bermudan defender twice, before carving a path into the box and unleashing a drive into the roof of the net. The goal earned him comparisons to Lionel Messi by the Antiguan FA commentator. The goal is viewable in the link below from roughly the 13:15 point.

Antigua & Barbuda vs Bermuda – 2nd Half 1-1

Posted by ABFA – Antigua Barbuda Football Association on Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Antigua won the match 3-2 and in addition to Weston and Parker, other English-based players included Zaine Francis-Angol (AFC Fylde), Daniel Bowry (Charlton), Mahlon Romeo (Millwall), Calaum Martin (Newport County) and Rhys Browne (Yeovil).

The goal was Weston’s third for his country, having previously scored against Haiti and in the Third Round of the 2018 World Cup Qualifying against Guatemala.

They next play Jamaica in Kingston on Sunday.


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