JORDAN Mintah came away with a hat-trick for Kaya FC Iloilo in its 4-0 victory over Green Archers United even as Ceres Negros FC settled for a 2-2 draw over Stallion Laguna FC on Saturday to start off the 2019 Philippines Football League (PFL) at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
The Ghanaian booter scored in the 2nd, 18th, and 44th minute for the hat trick before Jayson Panhay added a goal in the 58th in the victory by Kaya FC Iloilo.
Bienvenido Maranon scored a goal in the 52nd minute to tie the match and salvage a point in their first match of their title defense where the Busmen are aiming for their third straight title in the league.
Stallion grabbed a 2-1 lead following an own goal by Carli De Murga in the 28th minute, four minutes after Martin Steuble tied the match.
Abou Sy scored the first goal of the match in the sixth minute.