San Juan North Secondary's Brandon Semper's tenacious play and two technically-sound goals in the last 12 minutes, secured his team the Coca-Cola InterCol East Zone title with a 2-1 come-from-behind win over St Augustine Secondary yesterday.
Secondary Schools - Boys
San Juan North Secondary’s coach Jerry Moe has referred to it as the “Derby of the East” when his team faces St Augustine Secondary, aka the “Green Machine”, today in the Coca-Cola InterCol East Zone final from 3.30 pm at the Larry Gomes Stadium, in Malabar.
Regulation time was about up when Temesgn Tezera came off the Trinity College Moka bench and onto the field in Coca-Cola InterCol; no doubt with spot kicks in mind. And indeed, he would have the final kick in the North Zone semi-final against St Mary’s College.
Yesterday’s Coca-Cola South Zone InterCol final between Shiva Boys Hindu College and Presentation College San Fernando (Pres) was expected to be a very tight contest. In the end it took kicks from the penalty spot to hand ‘Pres’ a 2-1 margin victory after the teams battled to an exciting 2-2 draw in regulation time.
St Augustine Secondary School, known popularly as ‘The Green Machine’ yesterday made a strong bid to repeat as East Zone Coca Cola InterCol champions by beating Valencia High 3-0 in the feature semi-final match of a double header at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar Arima to qualify for the final next Monday at the same venue.
Shiva Boys Hindu College, newly crowned Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division champions will look to add another title to its coffers when it faces Presentation College of San Fernando in the South Zone Coca-Cola Inter-Col final at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella from 3.30 pm, this afternoon.
NAPARIMA have been dethroned as champions of the Coca Cola Intercol competition.
ST ANTHONY’S and Trinity Moka have advanced to the North Zonal Final of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Coca- Cola Intercol competition.
Presentation College San Fernando was the last team to advance to the semifinal of the Coca Cola Inter Col competition from the South Zone after they hammered Princes Town 8-0 yesterday in a one-sided affair at the Naparima College Ground, Lewis Street, San Fernando.