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Presentation College captain and striker Caleb Boyce, left, takes on Malick Secondary defender Malachi Woodley during the Secondary School Football League Premiership match at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva on September 17th 2022. Presentation won 3-1. Boyce will try to lead Presentation today against QRC from 3.30 pm. PHOTO: Daniel Prentice

Unbeaten Presentation College, San Fernando will be aiming to maintain its unblemished record against Queen’s Royal College (QRC) at Serpentine Road, St Clair, Port-of-Spain from 3.30 pm this afternoon.

Presentation, under national Under-17 coach Shawn Cooper, is already assured of one of the top two places that will be progressing from Group B with an unassailable 15 points, but they will have to be concerned about an unpredictable Royalians side that has not had much luck this season, mainly due to a number of errors in their defence.

Last Saturday, the Royalians, with seven points, were the only team to upset the top two teams then, San Juan North and Presentation (on 12 points each then), from sealing their entries into the semifinals, but they self-destructed against Trinity College East at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, going down 5-1, courtesy of a beaver-trick by Jaheim Faustin and a series of defensive blunders.

With two more rounds of matches to be played, QRC will be aiming to finish strongly in the third position.

Cooper said yesterday they will be coming hard against the Royalians, as they continue their attempt to improve on their game.

“We will be coming to play and we are coming to win. We will be coming with our strongest team because while there will be nothing for them in the game, we will be trying to perfect our game. So we will not be taking this game lightly, we will not be giving anything away because we are not yet a finished product,” Cooper explained.

QRC will have to win today to keep their third-place spot with Trinity College (6 points), East Mucurapo (6 points), Chaguanas North (4 points) and Moruga (4 points) all ready to assume that position with a win this afternoon.

Today’s matches (Start time 3.30 pm)

Chaguanas North Sec vs Moruga Sec, Africa Ground, Enterprise Chaguanas

QRC vs Presentation College, QRC Grd

East Mucurapo vs Trinity College, Fatima Grd

Malick Sec vs San Juan North, CIC Grd


Group A

2*St Benedict’s*4*3*1*0*15*1*14*10
4*St Anthony’s*4*2*0*2*6*7*-1*6
8*St Augustine*3*0*0*3*5*17*-12*0

Group B

1*San Juan North*5*5*0*0*24*1*23*15
4*Trinity East*5*2*0*3*8*4*4*6
5*East Mucurapo*5*2*0*3*8*11*-3*6
6*Chaguanas North*5*1*1*3*6*20*-14*4
7*Malick Sec*5*1*1*3*6*12*-6*4
8*Moruga Sec*5*0*1*4*3*16*-13*1

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