Two days after being eliminated in the Toyota Classic competition by a crushing defeat, Super League outfit Malabar FC will turn its attention to Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) powerhouse St Augustine, today, as both teams clash in the T&T Football Association (TTFA) FA Trophy competition.
The two teams will meet in the preliminary fixture, at St Augustine Secondary’s ground, at 3.30 pm. Up for grabs is a spot in the FA Trophy’s round-of-32, where the winner is scheduled to meet Penal All Stars of the Southern Football Association, on Wednesday.
Also on Wednesday is a full slate of round-of-32 action, which features several major match-ups. Most notably, is a rematch between Club Sando and Caledonia AIA of the National Super League and the TT Pro League, respectively. Caledonia will be seeking to avenge a loss on penalty kicks to the same opponent on Friday after the two teams drew 2-2 in regulation time.
Another SSFL team, Presentation College of San Fernando also qualified to play in a play-off for the round-of-32 against Tunapuna Titans, yesterday, but the school withdrew earlier as it sought to focus on SSFL and InterCol competitions. As a result, Tunapuna advanced for a spot against Central FC.
Round of 32 qualifier
Malabar FC v St Augustine Secondary, St Augustine Secondary Ground, 3.30 pm
FA Trophy round of 32 fixtures [Wednesday]
Guaya United v La Horquetta SA, La Savanne Recreation Ground, Guayaguayare, 3.30 pm
San Juan Jabloteh v Westside Superstarz, San Juan North Secondary Ground, 3.30 pm
St Mary’s College v D’Marie Hill Reunited, St Mary’s College Ground, Serpentine Road, 3.30 pm
W Connection v Cunupia United, Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, 6 pm
Club Sando v Caledonia AIA, Ato Boldon Stadium, 8 pm
Lambeau FC v Defence Force, Plymouth Recreation Ground, 5 pm
North East Stars v Police FC (NFA), Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, 6 pm
Defence Force v Pt Fortin Civic Centre, Hasely Crawford Stadium, 8 pm
Golden Lane v Police FC (SL), Moriah Recreation Ground, Tobago, 5 pm
Enterprise v QPCC, Africa Recreation Ground, Enterprise, 5 pm
Petrotrin Palo Seco v Carapichaima East Secondary, Petrotrin Ground, Palo Seco, 3.30 pm
St Francois Nationals v Bethel United, Dibe Recreation Ground, Long Circular Road, 3.30 pm
Prisons FC v Guaya FC, Prisons’ Ground, Arouca, 3.30 pm
Rio Claro United v Tunapuna Titans
Malabar FC/St Augustine Sec v Penal All Stars
Tunapuna Titans v Central FC