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Intercol 2022: Buckmire saves three penalties as Benedict’s beat “Pres” in epic shootout to claim South title

Whether you refer to them as the “Golden Lions” or the “La Romaine Lions”, St Benedict’s College lifted the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) South Zone Intercol title today, after an epic 4-3 penalty shootout win at the Ato Boldon Stadium—following a goalless stalemate through 90 minutes with defending champions, …

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Intercol 2022: “South Zone is the most difficult!” Cooper braces for Pres-Naps derby, with Benedict’s lurking

For the first time in recent Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) memory, the Presentation College (San Fernando) versus Naparima College derby will be the appetizer rather than the main course in south Trinidad. On Wednesday 16 November, the “Pres Lions”, the defending South and National Intercol champions, face their old …

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Intercol 2022: Fatima maul Blanchisseuse 11-0, as “Bison” shares process that led to 12 T&T U-17 picks

Fatima College recorded the biggest win of the 2022 National Intercol competition so far on Friday evening, as they mauled second tier outfit Blanchisseuse Secondary 11-0 in a North Zone quarterfinal fixture at Serpentine Road in St Clair. Fatima will meet East Mucurapo Secondary in the North semifinals on Friday …

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Fatima get 12 picks on T&T U-17 longlist, with 28 of 35 players from just four schools

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) yesterday revealed the current local-based longlist of Men’s National Under-17 Team head coach Shawn Cooper, with a remarkable 28 from his 35 member provisional squad coming from just four schools. Fatima College, the beaten Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Big 4 finalists, account …

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“A privilege and a challenge!” TTFA confirms Cooper appointment AFTER his first session

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) confirmed its appointment of Shawn Cooper as Men’s National Under-17 Team head coach today. The announcement came after Cooper had already overseen his first session on the job. Imagine Manchester City announcing that they signed Erling Haaland after his debut for the “Citizens”. …

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Cooper “earmarked” for T&T U-17 job; national coaches now require certificate of good character

Presentation College (San Fernando) and QPCC head coach Shawn Cooper looks poised to return as Trinidad and Tobago National Under-17 Team head coach, as the local football body aims to rejoin the international youth arena in February 2023. The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA), run by a Fifa-appointed normalisation …

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QPCC FC mourn tragic deaths of young footballers Belgrave and Taiwan-bound Prudhomme

The QPCC football community was plunged into mourning yesterday after losing two players on the same day in different incidents. Former goalkeeper Raheem ‘Birdie’ Belgrave, 29, drowned yesterday morning while full-back Ackime Prudhomme was gunned down in Arouca. QPCC head coach Shawn Cooper and his former assistant Wayne Sheppard both …

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B&B Ep 21: Shawn Cooper talks coaching and goes behind the scenes of ‘Naps’ vs ‘Pres Lions’

Presentation College (San Fernando) head coach Shawn Cooper talks to the Burdie and Barney Show about his coaching development, his time with Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team, historic Intercol titles with southern rivals—Naparima College AND the ‘Pres Lions’—and the little known story about 2019 National Intercol hero, Jardel …

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