Big wins for Christianburg and Golden Grove on opening day of GuyOil U-18 League


Christianburg/Wismar Secondary and Golden Grove Secondary on Sunday recorded commanding wins to kickstart the third GuyOil/Tradewind Tankers Under-18 Football League at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue.

Also in winner’s row on the opening day were Cummings Lodge Secondary and President’s College.

On the back of goals from four players, Christianburg/Wismar Secondary thumped West Ruimveldt 5-0.

Daniel Adolph scored a double in the 42nd and 65th minutes, while Devon Gilbert (25th), Amali King (29th) and Darnell Warner (40th) also found the back of the net.

Golden Grove outplayed Friendship Secondary 4-0 with Yannick Williams in the third and 70th minutes leading the way, with Kelon Croal (21st) and Omarion Burrowes (72nd) also on target.

In the opening contest, Cummings Lodge edged North Ruimveldt 4-3, while President’s College played to a 3-2 victory against Dolphin Secondary.

The tournament, being coordinated by the Petra Organisation, will continue next Sunday with another four games at the same venue.

The eight teams were drawn from the recently concluded Milo Schools Football tournament, another venture of the Organisation.

The teams will play each other once, at the end of which the school with the most points will be declared champion. A top prize of G$500,000 is at stake, while second will receive G$300,000, third G$200,000 and fourth $100,000.

The cash prizes aside, the winner and runner-up will be invited to participate in the KFC Invitational tournament, also coordinated by the Petra Organisation.

They will be joined by four other teams, two from overseas and two from the hinterland, Mendonca outlined.

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