Clarendon College, Jamaica College Are Schoolboy Football Champions

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Clarendon College are the rural area Schoolboy football champions, while Jamaica college took the urban area title.

Clarendon College won their ninth DaCosta Cup title and third in the last six seasons after beating Dinthill Technical 3-nil in the final, at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, on the weekend.

Coach of Clarendon College, Lenny Hyde, says they took control of the match in the second half.

Lenny Hyde.

Meanwhile, Jamaica College won their 30th lien on the Manning Cup trophy, beating St Andrew Technical 5-4 on penalty, after they played out a nil-all draw in regulation time.

Coach of JC, Davian Ferguson, says they worked out a winning formula after studying tapes of their opponents.

He says they could have won in regulation time.

Davian Ferguson, coach of JC.

In the knockout competitions, BB Coke High became the second consecutive first time winners to lift the Ben Francis trophy after beating Garvey Maceo High 4-2 on penalty, after playing out an exciting 2-2 draw.

St Catherine High won their first-ever football title after outscoring Excelsior High 3-2 to lift the ISSA Walker Cup trophy.


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Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.


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