On an overcast September Sunday the only shadows the
Toronto Caribbean All Stars (TCSL) saw was that of the
Montreal Caribbean All Star players.
play of the TCSL All
Stars was superior in the early going as they lacked any sense of urgency
in moving forward in attack. It was a complete reversal
from the first Stop the
Violence game 3 weeks prior.
withstanding the early pressure, Montreal All Stars
slowly worked there way into the game and took the lead
midway through the first half. TCSL
All Stars equalized within minutes of falling behind and
before you know it we had a game on our hands as the
team went into the break tied at one apiece.
the second half started with the same intensity as the
first, it was quite noticeable
that Onandi Lowe was being shadowed by two Montreal
defenders. While trying to come up with the right
combination to penetrate Montreal's defense the TCSL defenders lost concentration
while moving forward and
gave up a second goal on a counter attack down the right
by the turn of events the TCSL All Stars pushed forward
in search of the equalizer but it was not their day. Montreal found a soft spot down the right flank
and for the second time they capitalized to score their third goal to end any hopes of a comeback by the TCSL All Stars.
to Part One,
Stop the Violence II turned out to be a very
entertaining evening. It ended with the TCSL management
thanking the young Malvern Ball Retrievers and everyone
who turned out to make the event a success.
Meanwhile, there was a mumble that Onandi Lowe
was said to be
anticipating a future of challenging soccer in Europe.
was the guest
player at the two "Stop the Violence" games to boost
attendance and appeal to the youths and general public to assist in
stopping the outbreak of violence in the Toronto
Onandi Lowe represented Jamaica National team (Reggae Boyz) in World Cup 98
held in France and he also played in the Major League
Soccer (MLS) with Kansas City.
Toronto Caribbean Soccer League All Star
Team at the Stop the Violence Part II
Montreal All Stars at the Stop
the Violence Part II