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Rom Rom Grabs Double Honours in Flow Champions Cup

KINGSTON, Jamaica; Romario ‘Rom Rom’ Campbell was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Top Goal Scorer for the 2013 Flow Champions Cup all-island knockout competition. The player who amassed a total of 4 goals in the competition was among the island’s top football individuals and teams collecting a share of $2.3 million dollars in cash at an awards presentation on Tuesday, November 12 at the Jamaica Football Federation. 

KINGSTON, Jamaica; Romario ‘Rom Rom’ Campbell was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Top Goal Scorer for the 2013 Flow Champions Cup all-island knockout competition. The player who amassed a total of 4 goals in the competition was among the island’s top football individuals and teams collecting a share of $2.3 million dollars in cash at an awards presentation on Tuesday, November 12 at the Jamaica Football Federation. 

 

 The 23 year old Waterhouse FC attacking midfielder who also lends his skills to the national football team, earned a total of $120,000. Campbell started his campaign for the Top Goal Scorer award from the very first game that Waterhouse played, having netted a hat-trick in his team’s 7-1 demolition of Port Morant United in round two of the competition. His goal scoring record, exemplary disciplinary acumen and skillful performance in each match of the season has earned him the title of MVP.

 

Waterhouse FC walked away with the trophy and $1 million after capturing their first Flow Champions Cup title. It was a valiant victory for the Junior Francis coached team who entered the finals as underdogs and broke the streak of defending champions and three-time winners Tivoli Gardens FC who pocketed $400,000. 

 

“We congratulate Waterhouse, Coach Francis and Romario for their achievements in this season of the Flow Champions Cup,” said Donovan White, vice president sales and marketing for Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited, operators of the Flow brand. “We commend all the teams for coming out and playing at their very best which resulted in a very exciting season and a most thrilling finale for the competition. We have all set the bar very high for the Flow Champions Cup this year, and we look forward to even better for next year.”

 

Defeated semi-finalists Arnett Gardens FC and Harbour View FC collected $200,000 each. Quarter finalists Sporting Central, Axum Sports Club, Montego Bay United and Portmore United failed to advance in the competition but were not to be left out of the winnings as they each took home a cash prize of $90,000.

 

Photo: Romarion ‘Rom Rom’ Campbell

 

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