North Zone duo, St Anthony’s College and rivals St Mary’s College both picked up 4-1 wins over visiting Fyzabad Secondary and St Augustine Secondary in two rescheduled Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division matches, yesterday.
Secondary Schools - Boys
The pint-size forward Che Benny looped in a long-range shot in the final minute to earn 10-man St Anthony’s College a 3-3 draw with hosts Queen’s Royal College in a highly competitive match in the Premier Division of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) yesterday in St Clair.
Defending champions, Shiva Boys Hindu College endured a difficult day on and off the football field, but at the end of it all, the southerners still lead the 16-team Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division table on goal-difference from southern rivals, Presentation College of San Fernando and Naparima College, with all three teams on 13 points after six matches.
Former Queen’s Royal College goalkeeper from the 1993/94 period, Mario John has paid tribute to the Secondary Schools Football League for helping shape his career from footballer to medical practitioner.
Has anyone looked closely at the Seconday Schools Football League (SSFL) table after five rounds of hard fought football by these youngsters?
Four players were handed suspensions by the disciplinary committee of the Secondary Schools Football League yesterday following a fracas that broke out on the field during a clash with Carapichaima East Secondary and Presentation College last Saturday at Carapichaima Ground.
Presentation College San Fernando came off a gruelling contest against Carapichaima East Secondary on Saturday with full points but will head into today’s South derby against Naparima College at Manny Ramjohn Stadium without Omri Baird and Shirwin Noel after both players were shown red cards on Saturday.
Naparima College made a magnificent start to the Secondary Schools Under-14 football league when they hammered Fyzabad Anglican Secondary 12-1 at Lewis Street in San Fernando on Friday.
Kierron Mason netted a double to lead Shiva Boys Hindu College to a 2-0 blanking of Trinity College of Moka Maraval for a fifth straight win in the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division yesterday.