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Colin Benjamin

Colin Benjamin is a former freelance writer for the Trinidad Newsday newspaper and Guyana Stabroek News.

Connection triumph, Caledonia stunned in P/League double header

DIRECTV W Connection and Caledonia AIA, Trinidad and Tobago’s two CONCACAF Champions League participants, opened their 2013-14 Digicel Pro League campaigns with contrasting results last night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. Connection romped to a clinical 7-0 thumping against St. Ann’s Rangers but the “Eastern Stallions” …

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Stylish Weedon inspires Superstarz to Phoenix rout

The panoramic backdrop of the Northern Range mountains that surrounds  the home venue of Trinidad and Tobago secondary school champions, St.Anthony’s College, gives a similarly spectacular outlook to famous cricket venues in Queenstown, New Zealand and Dharmasala, India. And the football played at the Westmoorings venue by Westside Superstarz FC yesterday was …

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Faltering West Indies could miss tri-series final

If the West Indies find themselves mere spectators at Thursday’s Celkon Mobile Tri-Nation Series Cup final, they will have to blame their batsmen, with the exception of Darren Bravo and Lendl Simmonds. Set a revised 230 to get off 41 overs after rain again intervened, Kieron Pollard’s side reached 190 …

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Club Sando shocks Super League champs, WASA

Bang Bang Bang! Boom Boom Boom! The sound of a vibrant sound system that played numerous dancehall tracks, greeted all patrons who entered the St. Joseph’s ground yesterday afternoon to see Blink/bMobile National Super League (NSL) champion WASA FC play its opening game of the 2013/14 season against Club Sando.  …

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Rain spoils West Indies contest at the Oval

When time was called this afternoon at the end of the rain-ruined day’s play at the Queen’s Park Oval, there was one question on all lips – especially those of Virat Kohli’s Indians. Will the West Indies be able, all were asking, to drive home their early advantage and keep …

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Champs WASA FC faces revamped Club Sando in NSL opener

There will be a host of former Pro League football talent on show at the WASA ground in St Joseph tomorrow as defending Blink/Bmobile National Super League (NSL) champions WASA FC meet Club Sando from 4 pm in the pick of the opening day fixtures. In tomorrow’s other NSL fixtures, …

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Kohli forces West Indies’ hand in Celkon Mobile Tri-series

India yesterday breathed new life into the Celkon Mobile Tri-series with a convincing 102-run Duckworth/Lewis victory over the West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval. Asked to get a challenging revised total of 274 in 39 overs in response to India’s imposing 311 for 7 off 50, Dwayne Bravo’s side …

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National Super League set for landmark season

There is a question mark hanging over the future of the Blink/Bmobile-sponsored All Sport Promotions National Super League (NSL) but organisers are happy with what it has so far contributed to national football. Speaking yesterday evening at the launch of the League’s 2013 season at the CLICO Hospitality box at …

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