Digicel Schools football c/ships resume today with two double headers

Action in the 7th Annual Digicel Schools Football Championship will resume today in Region #5 and Region #6 zones, with doubleheaders at the Paradise and Burnham Park grounds respectively.

Over at the Paradise ground in West Coast Berbice, No. #5 Secondary will oppose Rosignol Secondary from 13:00hrs while Fort Wellington Secondary will faceoff with Frasers Education Institute at 15:00hrs.

At the Burnham Park ground, East Coast Berbice, Berbice High School will engage Berbice Educational Institute from 13:00hrs and Canje Secondary will battle New Amsterdam Secondary from 15:00hr.

The championships, which conclude July 31st, will feature more than 120 schools from each of the 10 administrative regions, competing in an elimination format.

Chase Academy is the defending champion, with Christianburg/Wismar the most successful school with four consecutive titles (2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015) in six successive final appearances.

The other winner of the tourney was Government Technical Institute (GTI) in the inaugural edition (2011). Winner of the event will receive $1,000,000 towards a school project and a trophy.

The second, third and fourth place finishers will collect $700,000, $400,000 and $350,000 towards a school initiative and the respective accolade.

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