Mac Donald College wins inaugural Power 8 knock out competition

Mac Donald College has won the first of two final matches in the Inaugural Star Malt Secondary Schools Football Tournament Power 8 Knock Out Competition

Mac Donald College wins inaugural Power 8 knock out competition
Mac Donald College wins inaugural Power 8 knock out competition

Grenada: Mac Donald College has won the first of two final matches in the Inaugural Star Malt Secondary Schools Football Tournament Power 8 Knock Out Competition. The match was held on Friday, November 24, 2023, at the Queens Park Playing Field.

The team secured victory in the first of two final matches of the tournament at Queens Park Playing Field. The competition featured a knockout competition among the top senior boysโ€™ teams from last yearโ€™s competition. Other finalists of the tournament were Mac Donoald College and Boca Secondary School.

Mac Donald College secured a victory in the match by 2-0 and lifted the trophy at the end. After the match, several awards were given to the people who performed exceptionally in the tournament.

Awards in the Power 8 Competition:

  • Most Goals for the duration of the Power 8 Knockout Competition- Deondre Smith (BSS)
  • Most Valuable Player (MVP)- Kelroy Peters (MDC)
  • Best Goalkeeper- Peter Alexander (MDC)

Mac Donald College (MDC) received $1500.00 cash, 2 cases of Star Malt, a 1st Place trophy and gold medals for each member of the team. Boca Secondary School (BSS) received $1000.00 cash, 2 cases of Star Malt, the 2nd Place trophy and silver medals for each team member.

Both teams will face each other in the final showdown of the Star Malt Secondary Schoolsโ€™ Tournament at the Kirani James Athletics Stadium on Wednesday, 6th December 2023.

Three matches will be played in the final:

  • G๐ข๐ซ๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐Ž๐ฉ๐ž๐ง – ๐’๐ญ ๐€๐ง๐๐ซ๐ž๐ฐโ€™๐ฌ ๐€๐ง๐ ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ง ๐’๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐’๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ (๐’๐€๐€๐’๐’) ๐ฏ๐ฌ ๐’๐ญ ๐‰๐จ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฉ๐กโ€™๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐’๐ญ ๐€๐ง๐๐ซ๐ž๐ฐ’๐ฌ (๐’๐‰๐‚๐’๐€)
  • ๐‰๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐จ๐ซ ๐๐จ๐ฒ๐ฌ – ๐’๐ญ ๐€๐ง๐๐ซ๐ž๐ฐโ€™๐ฌ ๐€๐ง๐ ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ง ๐’๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐’๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ (๐’๐€๐€๐’๐’) ๐ฏ๐ฌ ๐‡๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฒ ๐‡๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐’๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐’๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ (๐‡๐‡๐’๐’)
  • S๐ž๐ง๐ข๐จ๐ซ ๐๐จ๐ฒ๐ฌ – ๐๐จ๐œ๐š ๐’๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐’๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ (๐๐’๐’) ๐ฏ๐ฌ ๐Œ๐š๐œ ๐ƒ๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ๐ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐ž (๐Œ๐ƒ๐‚)

SAASS is the defending champion in the Girls Division and BSS in the Senior Division. A new champion will be named in the Junior Division, as last yearโ€™s junior champions MDC did not reach the final this year.

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture is encouraging the public to support the young footballers by coming to the Kirani James Athletics Stadium on 6th December to witness exciting football.

The Tournament begins at 11:00 am.