2017–18 GFF Elite League

The 2017–18 GFF Elite League was the 17th season of the highest competitive football league in Guyana, and the 3rd season of the Elite League.[1] Topp XX and Monedderlust FC who finished the previous season at the bottom of the table,[2] were replaced by Den Amstel FC, Western Tigers FC (Georgetown), Milerock FC (Linden), Ann's Grove United FC, New Amsterdam United FC and Cougars FC (Berbice).[1][2]

GFF Elite League
Season2017–18
ChampionsFruta Conquerors FC
Caribbean Club ShieldFruta Conquerors FC
Top goalscorerGuyana Delon Lanferman
(19 goals)
2019

The season began on the 19 November 2017 and ended on the 21 September 2018 with Cougars in last and automatically related and New Amsterdam United finishing in 9th and entering the relegation playoff.[1] New Amsterdam United would go on to play Soesdyke Falcons, who were champions of the East Bank FA, where the game finished 3-3 before Soesdyke Falcons won 5-4 on penalties, relegating New Amsterdam United.[3]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fruta Conquerors 18 14 3 1 50 6 +44 45 Champions
2 Guyana Defence Force FC 18 12 4 2 40 13 +27 40
3 Den Amstel 18 12 3 3 47 12 +35 39
4 Western Tigers 18 11 5 2 31 15 +16 38
5 Victoria Kings FC 18 7 3 8 26 27 −1 24
6 Buxton United 18 5 5 8 17 27 −10 20
7 Milerock 18 4 3 11 19 33 −14 15
8 Ann's Grove United 18 3 5 10 20 35 −15 14
9 New Amsterdam United 18 2 4 12 8 38 −30 10 Qualification to relegation play-offs
10 Cougars 18 2 1 15 10 62 −52 7 Relegation to lower division
Source: [1]

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Delon Lanferman Den Amstel 19
2   Aubrey Gibson Victoria Kings 13
3   Eon Alleyne Fruta Conquerors 10
4   Ryan Hackett Fruta Conquerors 9
  Benjamin Opara Defence Force
6   Gideon Payne Den Amstel 8
7   Daniel Wilson Western Tigers 7
  Hubert Pedro Western Tigers
9   Mark Wronge Cougars 6
  Anthony Abrams Fruta Conquerors

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Guyana 2017/18 Elite League". RSSSF. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Guyana 2016/17 Elite League". RSSSF. Retrieved 19 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Guyana 2017/18 Pro/Rel". RSSSF. Retrieved 19 February 2021.