Cheiek Tidiani scored four goals for Hota Bavarians in its Vargas Cup win. (Photo courtesy of LISFL)
By David Harris
This week in the Long Island Soccer Football League saw a return to form for New York Hota Bavarians forward Cheiek Tidiani, who scored four goals as Hota advanced to the semifinals in the Eatern New York State Soccer Association’s Vargas Cup.
Hota recorded a 6-3 win over Oceanside United. Jose Urbina added two goals for Hota, while Godswill Emenike, Danny Santos, and Sergio Teodoro tallied for Oceanside.
Baldwin advanced on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw with Baisley United. Dormelus Sanon scored for Baldwin and Richard Walker for Baisley during regulation.
Hota and Baldwin will tussle in the semifinals Sunday, Dec. 3.
New York Shamrocks eliminated Glen Cove Avellino in a one-sided affair, 7-0. Former MYPA forward Yannick Salmon scored for Real New York FC, but New York Pancyprians were far too strong as they won 7-1.
Central Park Rangers-Red defeated Floral Park. 6-0. New York West Indies United lost 3-0 to New York Ukranians. Alexander Tsirikonis and Louis Fede each scored a goal for Port Jefferson Fusion, but it wasn’t enough as it lost 5-2 to Sporting Astoria. Oceanside United were eliminated on penalty kicks 7-6 after a scoreless draw.
Pro-Touch Eagles United defeated FC Partizani 5-1 with Giancarlo Medina scoring twice. Alex Martinez, Rodrigo Bonilla and Christian Banegas scored goals for Pro-Touch. Pro-Touch will face Lansdowne Bhoys Metro in the next round.
Guyana Jaguars Juniors advanced by defeating Mr Dennehy’s FC, 5-4. Bradley Nestor tallied twice, while Julian Cambridge, Lenson McDougal and Roger Cambridge added a goal for Guyana, which will face American Outlaws Brooklyn.
Polonez was eliminated by Baisley United, 3-2. Adam Piechota and Jacek Kaplan scored for Polonez. Lance Cockburn, Darweshi Roberts, and Jefferson Hinds were the Baisley goalscorers.
Glen Cove Avellino defeated Manhattan Celtic Legends 5-4 to advance. Damian James scored twice, with Craig Gordon, Allan Maragh, and Samuel Minaya adding goal.
Marcus Julien registered a hat-trick to give Integral Kings a 3-0 win over SC Gjoa.
Long Island Gaels defeated Istria, 4-2. Chris Crandon scored twice with Nathan Brill and Aykan Yurdacan finding the net for the Gaels. Damir Basic and Daniel Peros were the Istria goal-scorers.
Baisley advanced to the quarterfinals where it face the winner of the Hota Bavarians-Glen Cove match. Integral Kings advance to face Garden City Centennials. The winner of the game will face Long Island Gaels in the quarterfinals.
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Polonia defeated Oyster Bay Park, 4-1. Tony Koskinas had two goals, while Dariusz Zielonka and Jacek Przybylski each scored one for Polonia. Manuel Laguna was the Oyster Bay goalscorer.
New York Hota Bavarians defeated Oceanside United 2-0 on goals by Raymond Campbell and Bryan Warde.
Anestis Apostolidis was the goalscorer for Olympiacos New York in their 1-0 win over New York Polet / Rudar.
Baisley United defeated Massapequa SC 2-1 on goals by Richard Walcott and Everton Grant. Raphael Ramirez was the Massapequa goalscorer.
With the final round of games concluded, New York Hota Bavarians will host Massapequa SC in the first semi-final, while Baisley United will host Polonia in the other semi-final. Both games will be played on Sunday, November 19.
Kosmos United CY defeated Forest Park 2-0 on goals by Apostolos Polianidis and Sunnatillo Khusanov.
Forest Park defeated Kosmos United CY with Nikolas Vidal getting a hat-trick and Brighan Ortiz adding a goal. Matthew Laya-Vetell and Jonathan Jaramillo were the Kosmos goalscorers.
PDB Irish Rovers defeated Real New York FC 2-0 on goals by Mathew Panzenback and Joshua Guriel.
Asteras GCC defeated NYCD Boldest Soccer FC. Christopher Petsalis and Faidon Theofilakos each scored twice with Minas Lyristis and Evangelos Kragouras each adding a goal. Santiago Hernandez was the Boldest goalscorer.