Photo: Renato Campbell scored the lone goal for defending champions Kingston College as they beat St. Andrew Technical High School 1-0 to advance to the final of the ISSA/FLOW Walker Cup competition
The 2017 edition of the ISSA/FLOW Walker Cup final will have the same two finalists as it did last year as defending champions Kingston College (KC) and losing 2016 finalists Jamaica College (JC) advanced to the urban area knock out final in contrasting styles at the National Stadium on Saturday.
Photo: Captain Javain Brown got the opener for Kingston College as they ran out 2-1 winners over St. George's College in the quarter finals of the ISSA/FLOW Walker Cup at the Stadium East Field on Wednesday. KC will meet St. Andrew Technical in the semi-finals after they defeated Holy Trinity 4-3 on penalties after the two teams played out a 1-1 full and extra time draw. Jamaica College also advanced to the semis after their 3-1 win over St. Catherine High, also at the Stadium East Field.
Photo: Kingston College striker Rashwan Mackison scored the first goal for Kingston College as they ran out 2-0 winners of Jamaica College to inflict the first defeat on the champions in the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup since 2011. The victory saw KC advance along with JC to the semi-finals of the competition.
Photo: Kingston College head coach Ludlow Bernard says "We are coming to play for a win on Saturday,” as his team faces of with defending Manning Cup champions Jamaica College in their final match in the quarter final round of the competition. JC have already qualified for the semi-final and KC need only a draw to do the same.
Photo: Christina Taylor, Group Marketing Manager for the ATL Automotive Group, Stephen Miller, Sponsorship and Events Manager at FLOW, Carlo Redwood, Vice President of Marketing and TV at FLOW Dr. Walton Small, President of ISSA, Hope McMillan of Scotia Bank Andrei Roper Marketing Manager at KFC. (Leo Hudson photo)
A first half stoppage time header from Orane Ferguson cancelled out a 2nd minute striker from Rashawn Mackison as Calabar High came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw with Kingston College in the quarter final of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup at the Stadium East Field on Saturday.
Played in front of the largest crowd at the venue this season, the highly anticipated game between two of the fiercest rival in schoolboy sports in the country, got off to an explosive start in a highly charged atmosphere.