A.S. Capoise and A.S. Mirebalais players before kickoff. Photo credit: A.S. Capoise

Don Bosco F.C. will enjoy another week on top of the Haitian National Championship after topping Racing F.C. 1-0 home at Parc Saint-Therèse in Week 5.

Yilber Gamboa was on target for Don Bosco. The Columbian striker is the top scorer of the closing series, tallying four goals in five games. 

Down at the mid-table, 10th placed Union Sportive Rivartibonitienne held reigning champions Arcahaie F.C. to a scoreless draw away from home at Parc Levelt in Saint-Marc. USR also racked a surprising result last week, downing Baltimore S.C. 1-0.

Arcahaie sits in sixth place but has two games in hand.

Teenage sensation Steevenson Jeudy netted his first goal for Violette A.C. in a 2-2 draw with Racing Club Haitien in the National Derby home at Stade Sylvio Cator.

The 16-year-old, who transferred from America des Cayes during the break, is the sixth top scorer of both series with six goals.

Kerlens Georges scored Violette’s other goal. Meanwhile, Miralex Pierre and Junior Joseph were on Racing C.H.’s scoresheet. 

Elsewhere in Cap-Haitien, Real Hope F.A. blanked Tempête F.C. 2-0 home at Parc Saint-Victor. Twenty-two year old international midfielder Bicou Bissainthe and Daniel Saint-Fleur were on target.

Over in the Northeastern Department, Roobens Philogène bagged a brace in Ouanaminthe F.C.’s 2-0 home victory over Juventus des Cayes. Ouanaminthe is in second place with a 3W-2D-0L record after ending the opening series in 14th position.

On the other hand, Juventus is 13th place with a 1W-1D-3L record.

As for FICA, they redeemed themselves after falling to Ouanaminthe last week, getting the best out of Triomphe A.C. 1-0 away from home at Parc Mercinus Deslouches in Saint-Marc.

Meanwhile, third placed A.S. Mirebalais outplayed A.S. Capoise 1-0 away from home at Parc Saint-Victor. 

At the bottom of the table, Cosmopolites S.C. won their first match of the closing series, triumphing over Baltimore S.C. 2-1 away from home at Parc Levelt. 

Baltimore S.C. dropped to 16th position with a 0W-1D-3L record while Cosmopolites sit in 15th place after winning one game and losing three.

Onz Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and ESNY before joining The Haitian Times....

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