This year’s top 50 primary school footballers received the lifetime opportunity of a weekend’s tutelage from three coaches affiliated with the Manchester United Training Academy from England.
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Former Manchester United striker Brian McClair will share his world-class football skills with Trinidad and Tobago’s top 50 primary school footballers at the seventh annual Atlantic Football Development and Life Skills Camp, which gets underway this Saturday December 17 at the QRC Grounds.
Orlando James slotted in a hat-trick to help Whim Anglican secure a place in the Boys’ Under-12 final of the Atlantic Primary School, upsetting last year’s runner-up San Fernando Boys RC 4-1 in their semifinal match, yesterday at the Coaching School Ground in Bon Accord, Tobago.
Kyron Melville and Nigel Burnett were the only players on target during regulation time of the three finals played yesterday in the Atlantic National Primary School Football League and their accuracy earned their team, Bon Accord Government, the Under-15 boys' title while the other two champions were determined through penalty kicks after stalemates.
Tobago Under-12 champion, Whim Anglican, will take on last year’s runner-up San Fernando Boys RC in the semi-finals of the Atlantic Primary School Football League which kicks off today at two venues in T&T. This will be at the Coaching School ground in Bon Accord, Tobago.
Whim Anglican and Bon Accord Government boys and girls teams have a chance to make history today when they compete for championships honours in their respective finals when the Atlantic National Primary School Football League climax today at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo.
CHAMPIONS Bon Accord Girls’ Government blasted their way into this year’s semi-finals of the Atlantic- sponsored National Primary Schools Football League with a 12-0 victory over Chaguanas RC.On a day when 37 goals were scored, the Tobago girls, playing at home, never allowed Chaguanas RC into the game with Delicia Nicholson firing in four goals, Jennifer Maxime four, Diamond Arthur two and Treselle Thomas the other. The Bon Accord boys also advanced, but had to work hard for a 3-1 triumph over Carenage Government.
SADIQ DENOON turned early Arima Boys RC joy into tears, when he struck in the final minute to give Bon Accord Government a 3-2 victory in their Atlantic- sponsored Primary Schools Football League semi-final at Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya, Tunapuna, yesterday, The Tobago lads will meet Enterprise Government in the Under- 15 boys final at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo.
Last year’s Atlantic Under 12 Boys Champions San Fernando Boys RC, started their title defence in impressive fashion when they whipped Sangre Grande Government School 3-0 at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella yesterday, when action in the National Primary School Atlantic Football League quarterfinals kicked off.