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.
Secondary Schools - Boys
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.
Yesterday’s Coca-Cola South Zone InterCol final between Shiva Boys Hindu College and Presentation College San Fernando (Pres) was expected to be a very tight contest. In the end it took kicks from the penalty spot to hand ‘Pres’ a 2-1 margin victory after the teams battled to an exciting 2-2 draw in regulation time.
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.
Shiva Boys Hindu College, newly crowned Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division champions will look to add another title to its coffers when it faces Presentation College of San Fernando in the South Zone Coca-Cola Inter-Col final at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella from 3.30 pm, this afternoon.
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.
ST ANTHONY’S and Trinity Moka have advanced to the North Zonal Final of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Coca- Cola Intercol competition.
San Juan North Secondary’s coach Jerry Moe has referred to it as the “Derby of the East” when his team faces St Augustine Secondary, aka the “Green Machine”, today in the Coca-Cola InterCol East Zone final from 3.30 pm at the Larry Gomes Stadium, in Malabar.
Regulation time was about up when Temesgn Tezera came off the Trinity College Moka bench and onto the field in Coca-Cola InterCol; no doubt with spot kicks in mind. And indeed, he would have the final kick in the North Zone semi-final against St Mary’s College.