South All Stars prevailed 4-2 on penalties over their Northern counterparts in the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) All Star match at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium on Sunday, after the game finished 1-1 at the end of regulation time.
Secondary Schools - Boys
Another season of Secondary Schools Football has come and gone, once again parading to the football enthusiasts out there with another glut of unbelievably talented and promising future stars.
A double strike by Shiva Boys Hindu College’s Tyrel ‘Pappy’ Emmanuel in the 71st and 78th minutes guided his team to its first ever Coca Cola National InterCol title, prevailing 2-0 over the defending champions San Juan North Secondary in the final yesterday at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva.
A South All-Star XI will look to make a clean sweep of titles this season when the Field of Dreams Football Show/Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) All Star Game kicks off at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella this weekend.
San Juan North Secondary, the defending National Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Boys’ InterCol champion will go after a second straight national title when it faces Shiva Boys’ Hindu College at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, from 5pm today.
Shiva Boys Hindu College waltzed away with the Coca Cola National Intercol title for the first time in their history. They were given no favours as they did it the hard way with a tough draw having to beat Presentation College San Fernando and Naparima College, before moving on to the national semi-final where they had to crack a tough Carapichaima East Secondary School (Caps). Their victorious journey ended when they got the better of San Juan North Secondary in the final.
President wof the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL), William Wallace, has promised an incident-free 2018 season after the 2017 edition was plagued with issues regarding the registration of players.
Shiva Boys coach Hayden Ryan has thanked God for his team’s successful campaign in the Coca-Cola National Intercol competition – especially since the school faced two major obstacles in the 2017 Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL).
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For the very first time, the national Girls’ InterCol final will be broadcast live throughout the Caribbean on Sportsmax television, alongside the Boys’ final.