BRANDON SEMPER netted on the stroke of half-time to give San Juan North a 1-0 victory over Presentation San Fernando yesterday, and the 2016 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Coca-Cola Boys Intercol crown.
Secondary Schools - Boys
It had been a decade since the boys from Bourg Mulatresse tasted National Intercol success. And, today, the Jerry Moe-coached team put in a stubborn defensive display to eke out a 1-0 victory against their more fancied opponents before a 3,000-strong crowd.
The race to the National Intercol crown heats up with two matches scheduled to kick-off this afternoon on both islands of the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Presentation College, San Fernando booked its place in the Coca Cola National Schools InterCol final by beating Signal Hill Secondary School 5-3 on penalties at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella, yesterday.
Trinity College Moka waited a long time to be back in the final of the Coca-Cola North Zone InterCol, and having reached the championship game against St Anthony’s College in 2016, they made the appearance count.
Tournament favourites, Presentation College, San Fernando faces Signal Hill Secondary in the lone remaining Secondary Schools Football League National Inter-Col semi-final at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella from 3.30pm this afternoon.
The job is not finished! Those were the words of Presentation College San Fernando head coach Sean Cooper, following his team’s 2-1 penalty shoot-out victory over Shiva Boys’ Hindu College in Friday’s Coca-Cola South Zone InterCol final, at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella.
Striker Renaldo Boyce scored a somewhat controversial beaver-trick as San Juan North Secondary booked a spot in the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) National Inter-Col final with a come-from-behind 4-1 win over Trinity College of Moka, yesterday.
San Juan North Secondary's Brandon Semper's tenacious play and two technically-sound goals in the last 12 minutes, secured his team the Coca-Cola InterCol East Zone title with a 2-1 come-from-behind win over St Augustine Secondary yesterday.