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Intercol 2017: La Romaine Sec set up quarterfinal clash with St Benedict’s; East and Central start today

La Romaine Secondary set up a Coca Cola Intercol South Zone quarterfinal clash with neighbours St Benedict’s College yesterday after a 2-1 win over Siparia West Secondary at the Morne Diablo Recreation Ground in Penal.

La Romaine and St Benedict’s will square off at 1.30pm on Friday afternoon in the first game of a double header at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella. Naparima College play from 3.30pm at the same venue against the winner of Pleasantville Secondary and Fyzabad Anglican Secondary.

Photo: St Benedict’s College goal scorer Jaycee Paras (centre) is congratulated by teammate Kristoff Burkett (left) while Keon Boney looks on during SSFL action against Naparima College at Lewis Street, San Fernando on 4 October 2017.
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

The Pleasantville/Fyzabad clash as well as the South Zone preliminary contest between Point Fortin East Secondary and Princes Town West Secondary was rescheduled to today at Mahaica Oval in Port Fortin due to Pro League action yesterday.

Intercol drama also hits the South and Central Zones today with Trinity College East, Valencia Secondary and Chaguanas North Secondary among the competing teams.

Photo: Trinity College East supporters celebrate after Nickel Orr’s decisive goal against Malick Secondary during Championship Big 5 Play Off action in Trincity on 6 November 2016.
(Courtesy Sean Morrison/Wired868)

Coca Cola Intercol results

(Monday 6 November)

Malick Secondary 3 (Jaheem Granderson [2], Christian Morris), D’go Martin Central 0 at Hasely Crawford Stadium;

East Mucurapo 2 (Kevon Edwards 57, Gabriel Charles 84), D’go Martin North 0 at Hasely Crawford Stadium;

St Francis College 4, Tranquility Secondary 2 (Kedar McBurnie 65, Khalis King 82) at QRC grounds;

(Tuesday 7 November)

Siparia West 1, La Romaine Secondary 2 (Keston Joseph, Isaiah Neptune) at Morne Diablo ground.

Photo: East Mucurapo Secondary attacker Zion McLeod goes airborne to control the ball during SSFL Premier Division action against St Benedict’s College at Mucurapo Road on 6 October 2016.
(Courtesy Nicholas Bhajan/Wired868)

Today’s fixtures

(Wednesday 8 November)

Pleasantville Sec v Fyzabad Anglican, 3pm, South prelims B, Mahaica Oval;

Pt Fortin East v Princes Town West, 5pm, South prelims C, Mahaica Oval;

Chaguanas North v Preysal Sec, 3.30pm, Central quarters A, Hugo Francis ground;

Presentation (Chag) v Couva East, 1.30pm, Central quarters B, Carapichaima East;

Gasparillo Sec v Cunupia Sec, 3.30pm, Central quarters C, Carapichaima East;

Trinity East v Holy Cross College, 1.30pm, East quarters B, Larry Gomes Stadium;

Valencia Secondary v Five Rivers, 3.30pm, East quarters A, Larry Gomes Stadium;

Photo: Valencia Secondary’s Jeremy Adolphus (right) sidesteps an opponent during Big 5 action against Bishop’s High School at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Malabar on 31 October 2017.
(Courtesy Annalisa Caruth/Wired868)

Upcoming fixtures

(Thursday 9 November)

St Mary’s College v East Mucurapo, 1.30pm, North quarters D, Hasely Crawford Stadium;

Fatima College v Malick Secondary, 3.30pm, North quarters E, Hasely Crawford Stadium;

Bishop’s HS v Scarborough Sec, 3pm, Tobago quarters A, Bon Accord;

Speyside HS v Mason Hall Sec, 5pm, Tobago quarters B, Bon Accord;

(Friday 10 November)

St Benedict’s v La Romaine, 1.30pm, South quarters D, Mannie Ramjohn Stadium;

Naparima v Pleasantville/Fyzabad Angl, 3.30pm, South quarters E, Mannie Ramjohn Stadium;

Photo: Presentation College defender Mylz Barrington (left) and Naparima College winger Ronaldo McIntosh chase the ball during SSFL action at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella on 27 September 2017.
(Courtesy Chevaughn Christopher/Wired868)

(Monday 13 November)

San Juan North v El Dorado East, 3.30pm, East quarters D, St Augustine;

Arima North v St Augustine Sec, 4pm, East quarters C, Marvin Lee Stadium;

Goodwood Sec v Pentecostal L&L, 3pm, Tobago quarters C, Bon Accord;

Signal Hill v Roxborough Sec, 5pm, Tobago quarters D, Bon Accord;

QRC v Trinity Moka, 1.30pm, North quarters F, Hasely Crawford Stadium;

St Anthony’s v St Francis College, 3.30pm, North quarters G, Hasely Crawford Stadium;

Shiva Boys v Moruga Secondary, 1.30pm, South quarters F, Mannie Ramjohn Stadium;

Presentation (San F’do) v Pt Fortin/P’ Town, 3.30pm, South quarters G, Mannie Ramjohn Stadium;

Photo: Shiva Boys Hindu College playmaker Judah Garcia (right) takes on St Mary’s College defender Kevon Alonzo during SSFL action at the Morne Diablo Recreation Ground in Penal on 30 October 2017.
(Courtesy Sean Morrison/Wired868)

(Wednesday 15 November)

Chaguanas/Preysal v Gasparillo/Cunupia, 3pm, Central semis, Ato Boldon Stadium;

Carapichaima East v Presentation/Couva, 5pm, Central semis, Ato Boldon Stadium;

(Thursday 16 November)

Valencia/Five Rivers v Trinity/Holy Cross, 1.30pm, East semis, Larry Gomes Stadium;

San Juan/El Do v Arima/St Augustine, 3.30pm, East semis, Larry Gomes Stadium;

Bishop’s/Scarborough v Speyside/Mason Hall, Tobago semis, TBA;

Goodwood/Pentecostal v Signal Hill/Roxborough, Tobago semis, TBA;

North D v North E, North semis, 1.30pm, Hasely Crawford Stadium;

North F v North G, North semis, 3.30pm, Hasely Crawford Stadium;

Photo: Trinity College Moka midfielder Abdul Raheem Leezam (left) tries to get around QRC defender Darlon Guppy during SSFL action in St Clair on 13 September 2017.
(Courtesy Sean Morrison/Wired868)

(Friday 17 November)

South D v South E, 1.30pm, South semis, Mannie Ramjohn Stadium;

South F v South G, 3.30pm, South semis, Mannie Ramjohn Stadium;

(Monday 20 November)

Central Zone finals, 4pm, Ato Boldon Stadium;

(Tuesday 21 November)

North Zone finals, 3.30pm, Hasely Crawford Stadium;

Tobago Zone finals, TBA;

Photo: Signal Hill Secondary star Akiel Holdford (left) tries to wriggle free from three Speyside High defenders during SSFL action at the Bon Accord Recreation Ground in Canaan on 14 October 2017.
(Courtesy Clement Williams/Wired868)

(Wednesday 22 November)

East Zone finals, 3.30pm, Larry Gomes Stadium;

(Thursday 23 November)

South Zone finals, 3.30pm, Mannie Ramjohn Stadium;

(Monday 27 November)

Tobago v North, National quarterfinals, TBA;

(Thursday 30 November)

East v Tobago/North, 3pm, National semifinals, Ato Boldon Stadium;

South v Central, 5pm, National semifinals, Ato Boldon Stadium;

South v Central, National Girls Semifinals, TBA;

East v North/Tobago, National Girls Semifinals, TBA;

Photo: The San Juan North Secondary football team dances away with the East Zone Intercol trophy after edging St Augustine Secondary 2-1 in the final at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar on 21 November 2016.
(Courtesy Annalicia Caruth/Wired868)

(Monday 4 December)

National Girls Intercol finals, 3pm, Ato Boldon Stadium;

National Boys Intercol Finals, 5pm, Ato Boldon Stadium.

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6 comments

  1. I didn’t know la romaine had a la romaine secondary …wow…

  2. Ahmmm whey the south pics and goal scorers names? Still no respect boy

    • Cleavon, no media house in the country can go to every game–remember there can be as many as eight games on the same evening.
      So we rely on the executive to get us scorers. They have the phone numbers of the match commissioners and school officials involved.
      When it is a Premier Division match and we have the numbers of the coaches or managers, we call around to get the scorers. I often do it myself. In this case I can’t.
      I’d love if the SSFL gave us all the match information we need but we have to work with what we have. I always feel sorry for the young fellahs who missed the chance to see their names in black and white.
      We have NEVER been able to do a full list of goal scorers because there has not been a single season where we got all the scorers from even the Premier Division alone.
      This year, the problem is the St Augustine coaching staff has been inaccessible and the St Benedict’s coaching staff is not very helpful.
      So we would like to get the information to readers… We just can’t sometimes.

    • I will see if I can the name young men scored who for LA Romaine later.

    • Lasana Liburd. Keston Joseph and Isaiah Neptune. The goal scores for LA Romaine

    • Shawn of course now Siparia West will say we are biased. Lol. But there is no winning sometimes. I’m glad to have this.