Ministry of Education Schools Football

The 2016 Ministry of Education Secondary School Football Championships will come down on Friday at Victoria Park with the Finals in both the Primary and Senior Divisions following semi-final victories yesterday at two venues.

At 1 pm, St. Mary’s Roman Catholic will meet Kingstown Preparatory School in the Primary School Final, to be followed by an All-Leeward clash with the Central Leeward Secondary facing the Petit Bordel Secondary in the Junior Finals at 1:45 pm. Central Leeward would be looking to do the double as at 3 pm in the Senior Division they would face Dr. JP Eustace Memorial.

The Awards and Closing Ceremony would follow at the end of the games and would hear remarks from representatives of the Ministry of Sports, the Ministry of Education, the National School Games Committee along with the President of the Football Federation.

At the Campden Park Playing Field, Petit Bordel defeated Sandy Bay Secondary by four goals to one (4-1) in the Junior Division, while JP Eustace Memorial continued their impressive run in the Senior Division by overcoming Bishops College Kingstown four goals to one (4-1).

The Georgetown Secondary School in both the Junior and Senior Divisions were defeated by the Central Leeward Secondary Schools. In the Junior Division Georgetown Secondary scored twice on the Central Leeward Secondary as their defense allowed goals for the first time in the competition. Game ended in a two (2) all draw and went to penalties with the Central Leeward School emerging as the victors eight to seven (8 – 7) after a total of ten (10) penalties were kicked.

Georgetown Secondary senior team the defending champions of 2015 also lost after the first half ended goalless, was eventually breached and they allowed in four (4) goals. Game ended with Central Leeward four to Georgetown Secondary nil (4 – 0).

The Third Place games would be played at the Chilli Playing Field on Thursday 15th. Sandy Bay takes on Georgetown Secondary in the Junior Division followed by Bishops College Kingstown and Georgetown Secondary in the Senior Division.