In a thrilling showdown at the Greenland Football Field on Sunday, May 12, Wolues FC secured their maiden BVI Football Association’s National League title with a sensational victory over second-place Islanders FC.

Entering the highly anticipated clash with just a one-point advantage over Islanders FC, Wolues (42 points) knew that a draw or win would seal the championship, with one game in hand.

In a masterful display of teamwork, Wolues surged ahead in the first half of the game, finding the back of the net twice thanks to Captain Phil Nelson in the 17th minute and Kieran Bown in the 39th minute to take a commanding 2-0 lead heading into halftime.

However, Islanders FC, determined to challenge their opponents, mounted a spirited comeback in the second half. Despite facing a deficit, Islanders launched a series of relentless attacks, creating numerous scoring opportunities. Their efforts were rewarded when they were awarded a penalty, offering them a chance to level the score.

Yet, fate seemed to favour Wolues as Islanders squandered the penalty opportunity. Undeterred by the missed chance, Islanders swiftly capitalized on their momentum, netting two quick goals compliment Osworth Holder in the 51st minute and Antonio Rodney in the 60th, to draw level at 2-2.

In a dramatic turn of events, Wolues rose to the occasion and delivered the decisive blow. They broke the deadlock in the 66th minute with Alexander Edwards converting the winning goal, to propel their team to a historic 3-2 victory.

The resounding triumph secured Wolues FC’s inaugural national league title, etching their name in the annals of BVI football history.