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Wins for Antigua, SVG

Published:Friday | September 5, 2014 | 9:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Hull City striker Calaum Jahraldo-Martin scored and fellow United Kingdom-based forward Keiran Murtagh weighed in with a double, to help Antigua and Barbuda crush Anguilla 6-0 in the CFU Caribbean Cup Qualifiers here Wednesday night.

Playing in Group 5, Jahraldo-Martin, who is yet to get a Premier League game for Hull, opened the scoring for the hosts in the eighth minute while Murtagh, who plays for Woking in the Conference Premier, added the second in the 35th minute.

Exciting teenage forward Tevaughn Harriette netted in the 41st minute to ensure a 3-0 scoreline for Antigua at the break, at the Antigua Recreation Ground.

On resumption, veteran striker Peter Byers struck in the 55th minute before Quinton Griffith, who plays professionally in the United States for Charleston Battery in the USL, poked in a penalty in the 70th to put the Antiguans 5-0 up.

43rd-minute goal

Murtagh completed the rout when he scored in the 71st minute.

In the other game in the group, St Vincent and the Grenadines edged the Dominican Republic 1-0, thanks to a 43rd-minute goal from 18-year-old Oalex Anderson.

In Group 4 action in Puerto Rico, Grenada and French Guiana played to a 1-1 draw at the Juan Ramon Loubriel Stadium, while CuraƧao and Puerto Rico finished 2-2 at the same venue.