Friday 20 September, 2019

Calabar, Clarendon College to contest opening game of 2017 Super Cup

FLOW's vice president of marketing, Carlo Redwood (centre) gets the attention of master of ceremonies,  Wayne Walker (left) at the 4th annual draw event for the 2017 Super Cup at the ATL Audi Show Room in Kingston on Thursday night. At right is Michaela Francis, brand marketing manager at Coca-Cola.

FLOW's vice president of marketing, Carlo Redwood (centre) gets the attention of master of ceremonies, Wayne Walker (left) at the 4th annual draw event for the 2017 Super Cup at the ATL Audi Show Room in Kingston on Thursday night. At right is Michaela Francis, brand marketing manager at Coca-Cola.

Calabar High and Clarendon College will contest the opening match of the 2017 season of the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup on Friday, November 10 at the Catherine Hall Sports Complex in St James.

This was revealed during the fourth annual draw event hosted at the ATL Audi Show Room in Kingston on Thursday night.

The Calabar High, Clarendon College fixture is scheduled to kick off at 5:00 pm and is the opening match of a double-header at the venue.

St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) and St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will contest the second game at 7:00 pm.

Those four schools are among eight, which will contest the 2017 season.

The Super Cup, this year, comprises the four semi-finalists from the rural area Ben Francis Cup knockout competition and the four semi-finalists from the corporate area Walker Cup knockout competition.

The draw saw four seeded teams from both competitions (Manning Cup and  DaCosta Cup) pitted against four unseeded teams.

The seeded teams are: Kingston College (KC), Jamaica College (JC), Clarendon College, STETHS.

The four unseeded teams are STATHS, Calabar, Dinthill Technical High and Rusea’s High.

FLOW, Carlo Redwood, vice-president of marketing, shared that “this could be the greatest Super Cup tournament yet.” 

He further announced changes to the competition’s rules that will eliminate extra playing time and see matches proceeding to a penalty shootout if no winner is determined after regulation time.

A new Super Cup champion will be crowned this season as the 2016 title holder,  Wolmer's Boys did not qualify for the 2017 season.

SCHEDULE FOR THE OPENING WEEKEND.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Calabar vs Clarendon College – 5:00 p.m.
STATHS vs STETHS – 7:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Jamaica College vs Dinthill High School – 5:00 p.m.
Kingston College vs Rusea’s High School – 7:00 p.m.

 

 

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