NAPARIMA College stayed on top of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division with a convincing display in Round 13 action at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Arima, yesterday.
Secondary Schools - Boys
PRINCIPAL of Fyzabad Secondary Troy Jebodhsingh is taking a no-nonsense approach to the football fiasco that is surrounding his school, as all footballers at the school are now being punished for the unfortunate situation faced by the Premier Division team.
Throughout its 50-plus years of existence, the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) has been no stranger to controversies. Though the league is evolving and has enjoyed substantial commercial support, player eligibility disputes have hindered the league’s development.
Minister of Education, Anthony Garcia, said the controversy involving the Fyzabad Secondary football team is embarrassing and disturbing for the Ministry, and promised a thorough investigation into the fiasco.
Former National Team defender Clayton Morris is to this day remembered mostly for his role as captain of the famous 1989 “Strike Squad” during the “Road to Italy” World Cup qualifying campaign.
Fyzabad Anglican Secondary School was yesterday suspended from the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) with immediate effect for its use of utility player Dez Jones and key midfielder Maurice Dick, both of whom it alleged submitted false documents to gain entry in schools' Sixth Form.
Carlos Edwards first entered the spotlight on the local football stage during his playing days as a member of the St Anthony’s College team in the Secondary Schools Football League.
St Anthony’s College climbed to the second place on the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League 16-team Premier Division standings after a feisty 3-2 win over San Juan North Secondary at San Juan North Ground, Bourg Mulatresse, San Juan yesterday.
Naparima College is the new leader of the Premier Division in the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League after edging San Juan North, 1-0, when the teams met at Lewis Street in San Fernando, yesterday evening.