MANNING CUP: KC look a safe bet to qualify for second round today
Kingston College (KC) will become the first team to qualify for the second round of the 2017 ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup competitions should they win their return leg match against Ardenne on Friday at Clovelly Park.
The' Purples' lead Zone E with maximum 18 points, five more than second place Excelsior High with third place Greater Portmore another five points further back.
A win against the lowly Ardenne, means that even if the other teams win on Friday, they cannot be caught by two teams, with three more rounds of matches to play after this.
KC won 12-1 at Ardenne when the teams met on September 12.
Meanwhile, Calabar High, in Group G, can strengthen their chances of making the next round, when they tackle Charlie Smith at the the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex in a top-of-the-table clash.
Calabar, one of only four teams left in the competition with a perfect win record, are on 18 points, with Charlie Smith on 15, with the latter’s only blemish being a 3-1 loss to them in the first round on September 12.
FRIDAY’S MATCHES (ALL START AT 3:30 PM)
Tivoli Gardens vs Pembroke Hall at Tivoli
Innswood vs Kingston High at Chedwin Park
Pembroke Hall vs Wolmer’s Boys at Pembroke Hall
St Andrew Technical vs Jamaica College at Bumper Hall
Donald Quarrie vs Bridgeport at Bull Bay Football Club
Mona vs Papine at Mona
Greater Portmore vs Spanish Town at Greater Portmore
Excelsior vs Norman Manley at Excelsior
Kingston College vs Ardenne at Stadium East
Eltham vs Cedar Grove at Eltham
Jonathan Grant vs Campion College at Jonathan Grant
Charlie Smith vs Calabar at Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex