Tyreek Magee, Leonardo Fogarty win Manning Cup, DaCosta Cup MVP awards
Stephen Miller, FLOW's sponsorship manager (right) presents Jamaica College's Tyreek Magee with the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup MVP award during the annual Football Awards Ceremony and Luncheon at Terra Nova Hotel on Wednesday. (Photo: Marlon Reid).
Jamaica College's (JC) Tyreek Magee and Leonardo Fogarty of Rusea's High claimed the Manning Cup and daCosta Cup MVP awards for the 2017 ISSA/FLOW schoolboy football season.
This was disclosed at the annual Football Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Wednesday at the Terra Nova Hotel.
Magee finished the season with 24 goals in all competitions and helped JC to win three of the four football titles, including the urban area Manning Cup for a fifth straight year. JC defeated St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) 5-3 on penalties in the final of the Manning Cup on December 1 at the National Stadium.
JC also secured the Olivier Shield for the fifth straight season by defeating daCosta Cup winners Rusea's High 3-2 in extra time at the National Stadium on December 9 and the Walker Cup knockout by edging Kingston College (KC) 2-1 in the final on November 7.
Fogarty scored 12 goals for the season including the all-important strike in the 80th minute against highly fancied Clarendon College , which sealed the daCosta Cup title for Rusea's on December 2 at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Rusea's won the game 2-1.
2017 ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup, daCosta Cup awards
KC's Rashawn Mackison and Clarendon College's Nique Daley also received individual awards, the pair won the Golden Boot Awards for the Manning Cup and daCosta Cup.
The Golden Boot Awards were presented to the Manning Cup and daCosta Cup players who scored the most goals from the second round of both competitions.
Mackison netted eight times during that period while Daley had 12 goals.
It was the second MVP award which the KC star player won in 2017 as Mackison was the MVP for the final of the FLOW Super Cup after scoring all goals against St Elizabeth Technical High School in the final on November 25 to lead the 'Purples' to a 3-0 victory. He finished that competition as the top striker with six goals from the three games and also walked away with the Golden Boot award.
Mackison also received another award on Wednesday for Most Goals scored in the Manning Cup, netting 19 of his team's 67 goals; while Kaheem Parris of Dinthill Technical received the award for Most Goals in the daCosta Cup with 20.
KC and Dinthill Technical were recognised for finishing the season as Most Attacking Teams. KC finished the season with 67 goals, while Dinthill Technical scored 69 goals. KC also won the Most Disciplined Team award.
STATHS and Clarendon College received the awards for Most Defensive Teams, both letting in five goals each.
2017 MANNING CUP AND DACOSTA CUP AWARDS
MOST GOALS SCORED
MANNING CUP: Rashawn Mackison (19 goals) KC
daCOSTA CUP: Kaheem Parris (20 goals) Dinthill
MOST ATTACKING TEAM
MANNING CUP: KC (67 goals)
DACOSTA CUP: Dinthill (69 goals)
MOST DEFENSIVE TEAM
MANNING CUP: STATHS (5 goals)
DACOSTA CUP: Clarendon College (5 goals)
MOST GOALS SCORED FROM 2ND ROUND ONWARDS (GOLDEN BOOT AWARD)
MANNING CUP: Rashawn Mackison (8) KC
DACOSTA CUP: Nique Daley (12 goals) Clarendon College
MOST DISCIPLINED TEAM: KC
MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS
MANNING CUP: Tyreke Magee (JC)
DACOSTA CUP: Leonardo Fogarty (Rusea's)