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Champions back to winning ways after early hiccup

By September 19, 2019
Trinity College Moka's Josiah Wilson lines up a cross during his team's 2-1 win over Pleasantville Secondary. Trinity College Moka's Josiah Wilson lines up a cross during his team's 2-1 win over Pleasantville Secondary.

Defending Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division champions Naparima College got back to winning ways on Wednesday in impressive fashion. 

Playing at their Lewis Street home, Naparima shrugged off their 2-2 draw with East Mucurapo Secondary, to thump St Benedict’s College, 3-0.

But Naparima will know they have a fight on their hands if they are to repeat their treble-winning feats last season because other perennial challengers are keeping pace with them in no uncertain terms.

Presentation College, last year’s runner’s up, for instance, also won 3-0 against St Mary’s College (CIC).

The Queen’s Royal College have been inconsistent so far this season but there was nothing inconsistent about their handling of St Augustine Secondary, dispatching them 3-1.

Trinity College Moka finally got a win this week, clipping Pleasantville Secondary 2-1, while there was one draw this week, a 1-1 affair between Carapichaima East Secondary and East Mucurapo Secondary.

St Anthony’s College were the team on a bye this week. The game between Trinity College East and Malick Secondary was not played, while Speyside Secondary found a way to win with a 2-1 victory over San Juan North Secondary.

The results mean Naparima are now at the top of the table with seven points, closely followed by Presentation College, Malick Secondary and Queen’s Royal College with six.

Malick lost the lead atop the table because their game against Trinity East was not played.

 

Pos

Team

P

W

D

L

F

A

+-

Pts

1

Naparima College

3

2

1

0

8

2

6

7

2

Presentation College

3

2

0

1

10

2

8

6

3

Malik Secondary

2

2

0

0

7

1

6

6

4

Queen's Royal College

3

2

0

1

7

9

-2

6

5

East Mucurapo Secondary

3

1

2

0

9

3

6

5

6

St Anthony's College

2

1

1

0

8

2

6

4

7

Trinity College East

2

1

1

0

4

3

1

4

8

Carapichaima East Secondary

2

1

1

0

3

2

1

4

9

St Benedict's College

3

1

0

2

5

7

-2

3

10

Pleasantville Secondary

3

1

0

2

4

6

-2

3

11

Trinity College Moka

3

1

0

2

3

9

-6

3

12

Speyside Secondary

3

1

0

2

3

13

-10

3

13

St Augustine Secondary

3

0

2

1

4

6

-2

2

14

San Juan North Secondary

2

0

0

2

1

3

-2

0

15

St Mary's College

3

0

0

3

2

10

-8

0

Paul-Andre Walker

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