Seon Shipley sank a pair of goals to put Naparima College into the final of the South Zone in the Coca Cola Inter-Col Tournament yesterday in the opening match of a double-header at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella.
Secondary Schools - Boys
Premier Division campaigners in the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Presentation College, East Mucurapo, St Benedict's College and Trinity Moka all advanced to the semi-finals in their respective Coca-Cola Zonal Intercol play-offs yesterday.
Two weeks ago there was a celebration at Paradise Pasture as 31 young men got the news that they had won national academic scholarships.
Four different players scored goals that helped San Juan North Secondary kick-off its InterCol title quest to a positive start when it defeated Arima North Secondary 6-0 in the quarterfinal match-up of the Coca-Cola Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Play-offs. The match was the second of a doubleheader at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar, Arima, yesterday.
BLANCHISSEUSE Secondary secured their place in the quarterfinal round of the 2018 Coca-Cola InterCol North Zone competition after shutting out Tranquillity Secondary on penalty kicks yesterday.
Queen's Royal College (QRC) yesterday waltz into the semi-finals of the Coca-Cola InterCol North Zone play-off with a convincing 5-0 victory over Championship Division campaigners Blanchisseuse Secondary at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo.
Hail Naparima College, champions of the Premier Division of the Shell/First Citizens 2018 Secondary Schools Football League, a title the southerners won after beating Trinity Moka 2-0 at Maraval yesterday, while fellow southerners Presentation College, the defending champions, was held 1-1 by San Juan in Bourg Mulatresse, San Juan.
Newly crowned Premier Division champion school Naparima College will be back on the field this afternoon, chasing a second title in the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) when it faces La Romaine Secondary in the South Zone quarterfinals of the Coca-Cola Intercol Tournament.
It's the kind of climax all league and tournament organisations wish for, having their final day of play grab all the attention and headlines available.