Annandale Secondary captures U-18 football title

-with help from Christianburg/Wismar

GuyOil’s Marketing and Sales Manager handing over the winner’s trophy to the Annandale captain, after the East Coast Demerara side captured the inaugural GuyOil/Tradewind Tankers U18 Secondary School Football Championship

Aided by a gritty Christianburg/Wismar victory over Lodge Secondary, East Coast Demerara institution Annandale Secondary was crowned the inaugural GuyOil/Tradewind Tankers U18 Secondary School Football Champion yesterday.

Entering the final day requiring a victory, and needing Lodge Secondary to lose, the day started brightly for Annandale, who disposed of Queen’s College 13-2 at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

The required assistance from Christianburg/Wismar would arrive compliments of a 2-0 victory over Lodge Secondary. Tyrese Lewis and Felix Innis scored in the 18th and 51st minute apiece.

Scenes from the Lodge Secondary and Christianburg/Wismar clash in the GuyOil/Tradewind Tankers U18 Secondary School Football Championship at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue

The victory for the Linden side sealed the second position in the event, with Lodge Secondary dropping into third place.

With the aforesaid results, Annandale and Christianburg/Wismar qualify for the KFC Invitational Football Championship, which will also feature Region #9 side Annai and Shiva Boys of Trinidad and Tobago. Prior to the dramatic conclusion, Annandale mauled Queen’s College.

Christianburg/Wismar, the 2nd place finisher in the GuyOil/Tradewind Tankers U18 Secondary School Football Championship, pose for a photo opportunity after defeating Lodge Secondary

Omari Glasgow led the rout with a five-goal blitz in the 14th, 15th, 43rd, 51st and 56th minute, while Colin Hendricks bagged a double in the 12th and 67th minute, and Jamal Harrigon scored twice in the ninth and 68th minute.

Adding goals in the 42nd, 45th, 62nd and 64th minute correspondingly were Marcel Matthison, Seon Heywood, Rondel Maxwell and Anyika Headley. For Queen’s College, Diarra Thomas recorded a double in the 21st and 25th minute.

Uitvlugt crushed Marian Academy 4-0. Rueben Dainty bagged a double in the ninth and 59th, while Anthony Benn and Michael McKend scored in the 18th and 43rd minute respectively. Also, Vergenoegen defeated Dolphin Secondary via walkover.

Complete Results

Game-1

Annandale-13 vs Queen’s College-2

Annandale Scorers

Omari Glasgow-14th, 15th, 43rd, 51st and 56th

Jamal Harrigon-9th and 68th

Colin Hendricks-12th and 67th

Marcel Matthison-42nd

Seon Heywood-45th

Rondel Maxwell-62nd

Anyika Headley-64th

Queen’s Scorer

Diarra Thomas-21st and 25th

Game-2

Uitvlugt-4 vs Marian Academy-0

Rueben Dainty-9th and 59th

Anthony Benn-18th

Michael McKend-43rd

Game-3

Dolphin Secondary vs Vergenoegen

Vergenoegen won via walkover

Game-4

Lodge Secondary-0 vs

Christianburg/Wismar-2

Tyrese Lewis-18th

Felix Innis-51st

 

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