Located just metres from each other, supporters of the People’s National Party (PNP) stronghold in Parade Gardens – otherwise called Tel Aviv and those of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in South Side remained calm as they prepared to cast their votes early this morning. The two communities have been at political loggerheads for decades, but residents have said that the rivalry is now more gang – related. According to residents, there has been no recent politically related incident, but they are concerned about the state of shooting that has occurred in the area in recent weeks. “The gang rivalry still deh bout, but no politics. We dun wid dem ting deh long time. We are all friends,” Sandra Ellis said.
And, although the hosts halved the deficit on the half hour mark courtesy of Stefan Johansen’s drive, the visitors sealed all three points when Naby Keïta headed home in stoppage time. Benjamin Stambouli Meanwhile, Celtic joined Spurs in the last-32 despite a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Salzburg at Parkhead. The 24-year-old pounced on a loose ball inside the area to earn Mauricio Pochetino’s side all three points, after Roberto Soldado struck the post with an intelligent clip past the goalkeeper. Tottenham’s 1-0 win against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane was overshadowed by three pitch invasions, meaning the club is likely to face sanctions by UEFA. But it was Benjamin Stambouli’s first goal for the club on the 49th minute which was enough to secure Tottenham’s position in the Europa League knockout stage with a game to spare. The Hoops found themselves 2-0 down after 13 minutes when Brazilian striker Alan netted twice. Spurs require a point against Besiktas in their final group match to ensure top spot in Group C. 1 The pitch invasions in the first half prompted the match officials to withdraw the players five minutes before half time.