Manley, STATHS seek crucial wins in the Group D of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/ Pepsi/Digicel Manning Cup competition.

October 15th, 2010

Lamar Thompson

Former champions Norman Manley High and St Andrew Technical High (STATHS) will be seeking crucial victories in today’s round of matches in Group D of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/ Pepsi/Digicel Manning Cup competition.

Norman Manley, who will oppose Holy Trinity at Maxfield Park, lead the group with 23 points, three ahead STATHS (20), who will play away to Meadowbrook. Unbeaten Penwood are in second place in the group on 22 points. However, Penwood and STATHS have three games in hand, while Norman Manley have two.

Phillip Williams, coach of STATHS, said he was very confident of victory against Meadowbrook, who are the minnows in the group.

“This is a crucial game for us because we need to get maximum points from our remaining matches to stand a chance of making it to the next round,” said Williams.

“We beat them 5-0 in our first match, and I am very confident that we can do it again. However, I think we just to need to keep our composure because I think we have the experience and quality in the team to win this game,” Williams added.

Meanwhile, the Miguel Coley-coached Norman Manley, who won their earlier meeting against their opponents, will be depending heavily on the likes of captain Dean Phillips, Lamar Thompson, Ramone McGregor and Rushane Lewis.

Yesterday’s results

Group C: Charlie Smith 3 Calabar 1, Excelsior 2 Innswood 0.

Group E: St George’s College 4 Ardenne 0, Wolmer’s 2 Donald Quarrie 1, St Jago 6 Edith Dalton James 0.

Today’s games

Group B: Tivoli Gardens vs Ascot, Bridgeport vs Dunoon Technical, Jose Marti vs Vauxhall.

Group D: Norman Manley vs Holy Trinity, Mona vs Pembroke Hall, Meadowbrook vs STATHS.

Group F: Tarrant vs Hydel, St Catherine vs Jonathan Grant, Eltham vs Kingston College.

Former champions Norman Manley High and St Andrew Technical High (STATHS) will be seeking crucial victories in today’s round of matches in Group D of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/ Pepsi/Digicel Manning Cup competition.

Norman Manley, who will oppose Holy Trinity at Maxfield Park, lead the group with 23 points, three ahead STATHS (20), who will play away to Meadowbrook. Unbeaten Penwood are in second place in the group on 22 points. However, Penwood and STATHS have three games in hand, while Norman Manley have two.

Phillip Williams, coach of STATHS, said he was very confident of victory against Meadowbrook, who are the minnows in the group.

“This is a crucial game for us because we need to get maximum points from our remaining matches to stand a chance of making it to the next round,” said Williams.

“We beat them 5-0 in our first match, and I am very confident that we can do it again. However, I think we just to need to keep our composure because I think we have the experience and quality in the team to win this game,” Williams added.

Meanwhile, the Miguel Coley-coached Norman Manley, who won their earlier meeting against their opponents, will be depending heavily on the likes of captain Dean Phillips, Lamar Thompson, Ramone McGregor and Rushane Lewis.

Yesterday’s results

Group C: Charlie Smith 3 Calabar 1, Excelsior 2 Innswood 0.

Group E: St George’s College 4 Ardenne 0, Wolmer’s 2 Donald Quarrie 1, St Jago 6 Edith Dalton James 0.

Today’s games

Group B: Tivoli Gardens vs Ascot, Bridgeport vs Dunoon Technical, Jose Marti vs Vauxhall.

Group D: Norman Manley vs Holy Trinity, Mona vs Pembroke Hall, Meadowbrook vs STATHS.

Group F: Tarrant vs Hydel, St Catherine vs Jonathan Grant, Eltham vs Kingston College.

Source:Jamaicagleaner

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