Football teams’ discipline highlighted in Corona Invitational
By Treiston Joseph
The top finishers of the Corona Invitational Football Tournament were presented with the official trophies and prizes on Monday evening at the Brandsville Hotel.
At the simple handing over ceremony, teams and individual players received their awards with Police receiving the official first place trophy and prize.
Co-director of the Petra Organisation, Troy Mendonca, in noting his satisfaction about the way the tournament panned out congratulated both finalists.
“I think the teams did all the stakeholders justice and they showed great discipline by always being on time, but I must say that I believe at the end that the best two teams made it to the finals and congratulations to Police for picking up the win,” Mendonca noted.
Mendonca also thanked the relevant stakeholders for their respective contributions in making the tournament a success. Promotions Manager of Corona Beer, Gabriella Chapman, pledged her company’s continued support to the game of football and the Petra Organisation.
“We are proud of all the teams in the tournament and we want to say congratulations to all teams and special congratulations to the finalists and more specifically to Police for winning. We believe that it was a great tournament and we want to continue with the sport more specifically with the Petra Organisation to contribute to the football industry,” Chapman stated.
Police won the Corona title with a 4-0 victory against the Georgetown Football Club, while Western Tigers and Northern Rangers finished third and fourth respectively.
Andrew Murray Jr was awarded the top goal scorer prize with 12 goals, while Darius Frank was adjudged best goalkeeper. MVP honours went to captain of the Police squad, Dwain Jacobs, who had a hat-trick in the final.