GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia
Published on 28 Mar 2023
Dominica crashed out of the Concacaf Nations League after being beaten by 2 goals against St Lucia in their final Group C Match on Monday at the Darren Sammy National Stadium in St Lucia.
National Head Coach Ellington Sabin, coaching in his first match as Head Coach, handed senior debuts to Mosiah Bonney and Jervani Xavier as Dominica gave a good account of themselves in the first 15 minutes of the match.
But despite the good start it was St Lucia getting on the score sheet first as Gregson President pounced on a loose pass in the back and put St Lucia infront 1-nil in the 18th minute of play.
Kurt Frederick doubled the advantage in the 40th minute as St Lucia pounced again on another mistake at the back to take a 2-nil lead into the half.
Kurt Frederick then put the match out of reach in the 61st minute scoring his 2nd goal of the match to put St Lucia 3-nil up.
Dominica made a few substitutions after and the changes brought a goal.
Briel Thomas scored from the penalty spot after substitute Felix Anselm was fouled in the box.
But there was not enough time to pull off the comeback.
Dominica went down 3-1.