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.
Photo: Antoniel Mullings has been solid at left back and has provided assists in attack for Kingston College this season. KC takes a 4-1 lead into their return leg, secound round encounter, with Tivoli Gardens High in the feature match at the Stadium East Field in the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup today. The game is set to start at 5pm.
The second round of the new look Manning Cup competition, begins on today with only six of the expected eight games. The second round will be contested by sixteen seeded teams with the higher seeded teams facing off against the lower seeded teams.
With some preliminary round games yet to be played, only six match-ups have been confirmed and these games will be contested across three venues.
Photo: Renato Campbell scored the first goal for Kingston College as they ran out 3-1 winners over Excelsior High in Group E action in the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup at the Stadium East Field on Saturday. KC have now won five straight games and leads the group on maximum 15 points.
Kingston College passed their sternest test yet of the 2017 edition of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup competition, putting in a solid performance to overcome a determined Excelsior High school 3-1 at the Stadium East field on Saturday.
Photo: Wolmer's Boys coach Rudolph Speid urging on his players during their 0-0 draw with Tivoli Gardens High on Monday.
Joint leaders in Group A, Tivoli Gardens and Wolmer’s Boys played at an exciting 0-0 draw at the Tivoli Gardens High school on Monday while defending champions Jamaica College eked out a 2-1 win over Papine High and the red-hot Kingston College remained perfect after four starts when they got by Greater Portmore 3-1 on a busy day in the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup on Monday.
Photo: "From the baby line" - Omar “Cheeky” Thompson scores his first of two goals from almost on the goal line as KC began their quest for the Manning Cup with a comfortable 6-0 win over Spanish Town High on Saturday.
Goals either side of half time from Omar “Cheeky” Thompson and one each from Rashawn Mackison, Renato Campbell, Trayvone Reid and Dwayne Atkinson helped ease Kingston College past a stubborn Spanish Town High in their Group E Manning Cup opener on Saturday.
Photo: Action from the DaCosta Cup final 2016 between Cornwall College and St. Elizabeth Technical High School. Cornwall College won the game as they celebrated their 120th anniversary.
Though unofficial, the Jamaican schoolboy football transfer window is now open. With exams results coming out on Friday, coaches can now go after their targets in earnest in the hopes of bolstering their respective squads ahead of the September start of the Inter- Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Schoolboy Football season.