Champions Cup draw revealed; Cornwall start title defence on Saturday
The ISSA rebranded all-island Champions Cup.
Cornwall College will begin the defence of the ISSA rebranded all-island Champions Cup against Charlie Smith High in the round of 16.
This was revealed during the draw on Wednesday night at the Stadium East facility.
The 2019 season is scheduled to kick off on Friday with a doubleheader at the Stadium East field in Kingston.
Dinthill Technical and Excelsior High will contest the opening match of the Stadium East's doubleheader at 4:00 pm. The second match of the doubleheader features Clarendon College against the 2016 winners Wolmer's Boys at 6:00 pm.
Cornwall College, which defeated Jamaica College (JC) last year to become the first rural area school to win the competition, will be in action on Saturday's second day, which features matches at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, Stadium East, and St Elizabeth Technical High School Sports Complex.
Cornwall College will play Charlie Smith at the Montego Sports Complex at 6:30 pm.
JC, which won the inaugural title in 2014 when the competition was called Super Cup before it was rebranded in 2018 to Champions Cup, have been drawn to start again McGrath High.
In other games over the weekend, St George’s College, the 2015 champions, have been drawn to start against B B Coke; Kingston College, the 2017 champions and Garvey Maceo will face off; Camperdown High will face Frome Technical and St Andrew Technical High School will meet Manning's School.
The Champions Cup comprises the eight teams that finished as winners and runner-ups in their respective rural area Wata daCosta Cup quarter-final groups along with the eight quarterfinalists from the urban area Digicel Manning Cup competition.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 (STADIUM EAST)
Dinthill Technical vs Excelsior High at 4:00 pm
Clarendon College vs Wolmer’s Boys at 6:30 pm
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (CATHERINE HALL COMPLEX)
St Andrew Technical vs Manning’s School at 4:00 pm
Charlie Smith High vs Cornwall College at 6:30 pm
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (ST ELIZABETH TECHNICAL)
Camperdown High vs Frome Technical at 2:00 pm
St. George’s College vs B. B. Coke High at 4:00 pm
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 (STADIUM EAST)
McGrath High vs Jamaica College at 4:00 pm
Garvey Maceo High vs Kingston College at 6:30 pm