Carter double gives Trinidad 4-1 win over Antigua
Kevon Carter scored twice in the first half and set up another to lead Trinidad and Tobago to a 4-1 win over Antigua and Barbuda in an international friendly on Wednesday.
Carter opened the scoring in the 10th minute at the Marvin Lee Stadium after racing clear through the middle and sending his shot past the advancing Antiguan goalkeeper Molvin James.
Carter made a powerful run down the right and sent a low cross to Kerry Baptiste on the top of the box, where he drove the ball past James in the 18th minute .
Akeem Thomas headed in from close range in the 29th to pull a goal back for Antigua.
Carter scored his second goal just two minutes later when he eluded a number of challenges before driving a low strike into the net and Trinidad sealed the win in the 67th minute with a free-kick by Devon Jorsling from the top of the box.
Trinidad and Tobago hosts Jamaica on Aug. 11 at Port of Spain's Hasely Crawford Stadium as they build up to the upcoming Digicel Caribbean Championships.
Trinidad and Tobgao: Jan Michael Williams, Makan Hislop, Keston Williams, Kern Cupid, Aklie Edwards, Trent Noel, Kevon Carter, Devon Jorsling, Densil Theobald, Kerry Baptiste, Ataulla Guerra.
Antigua and Barbuda: Ranja Christian, Karanja Mack, Gayson Gregory, Quinton Griffith, Tamarley homas, Randolph Burton, Lawson Robinson, Roy Gregory, George Dublin, Molvin James, Akeem Thomas
MACOYA, Trinidad (AP) - Two goals from Kevon Carter and one each from Kerry Baptiste and Devon Jorsling gave Trinidad and Tobago a 4-1 friendly win against Antigua and Barbuda on Wednesday. Carter struck first in the 10th minute racing clear through the middle and striking his shot past the advancing Antiguan goalkeeper Molvin James. The Soca Warriors doubled their lead in the 18th minute when Carter turned provider after a powerful run down the right. His low cross found Kerry Baptiste on the top of the box and he swept a first-time right-foot shot home powerfully past James. The visitors pulled a goal back in the 29th minute after Trinidad failed to clear a corner and Akeem Thomas headed in from close range. Just two minutes later Carter again outpaced the Antigua and Barbuda defence The home side made sure of the win in the 67th minute with a sweetly struck free-kick from the top of the box. Trent Noel looked set to take the kick before Jorsling stepped up and hit a looping left-foot shot into the right corner of the net.