Christianburg and North Ruimveldt both confident of winning Milo School Football title
Defending champion Christianburg/Wismar Secondary will face ‘dark horses’ North Ruimveldt Secondary in the final of the Milo Under-18 School Football Tournament at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue, on Sunday.
Head-coach of the Linden unit, Delon Peters during a pre-match comment said, “Our expectation is that we expect to win, but in order to do that, our execution must be on point.” He further stated that once his charges implement what was taught and practiced on the training pitch, the expectation of being successful is the likely outcome.
Similarly, Captain Omarion Ramsammy during brief remarks, stated, “We have to come out, work hard, and play hard to win.”
On the offensive side, the Linden unit has recorded a remarkable 11 goals during the aforesaid three matches.
Defensively, it only gets better, as they have yet to concede in the tournament, which solidifies their status as the favourite in the quest to retain the crown.
Meanwhile, Head Coach for North,Jeremey Garrett, contended that even though Linden is a quality side, the team can emerge victorious once they focus and execute the game plan. Also, Captain Yannick Norton stated “We expect a good game and may the best team win.”
From the attacking perspective, North Ruimveldt has recorded 12 goals at an impressive rate of four goals per match.
However, despite acquiring two clean sheets, they have allowed five goals in four matches.
Golden Grove will face-off against Dolphin in the third-place playoff from 16:00hrs while the final is slated for 18:00h.
At stake is a cash prize of G$300,000 for the tournament’s winner to go towards a school project. Second to fourth will cop G$200,000, G$100,000, and G$75,000 respectively.
There will also be individual prizes for top performers.