St. George’s College wins the Ziadie Cup; Alpha wins the Western Union All Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off; FC International Soccer Club defeats the Jamaica College Manning cup team
The St. George’s College Old Boys defeated the Jamaica College Old Boys to claim the 2011 Ziadie Cup recently. It was their sixth Ziadie Cup win since the tournament began 7 years ago. The St. Georges over-50 team defeated the Jamaica College over-50 team 2-0 in the Grand Masters match. In the Over-35 Masters match Jamaica College defeated St. George’s College 3-2. The trophy is awarded based on an aggregate score of both matches with St Georges winning 4-3.
In the opening match the FC International Soccer Club defeated the 2010 Jamaica College soccer team 2-1. The Jamaica College team was the 2010 Triple Crown winners (Manning, Walker Cup & Oliver Shield) of high school football in Jamaica. The FC International Soccer Club is current leaders of the South Florida CASA League.
The matches was broadcasted live on the radio on WAVS 1170 AM and online by Irietimes.com.
The Jamaican Alumnae ladies displayed their skills in the Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union All Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off. The St. Andrew Old Girls’ Association Florida Inc. emerged as the winner in the final round defeating the Camperdown High School Past Students’ Association Florida Chapter. Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union will make $100 cash donation to the winning school and $50 cash donation to the second place school.
Over 1200 people attended the annual Ziadie Cup at the state-of-the-art for Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Florida. It was a great atmosphere as Jamaican nationals living in South Florida reunited with old classmates who traveled from around the world to the True Blue weekend. They were treated to music, food, a penalty kick-off and 3 exciting soccer matches and a Ziadie Cup After-Party.
The Ziadie Cup soccer match is a part of the “True Blue” weekend festivities which included a True Blue Meet and Greet mixer, Ziadie Cup After-Party and a True Blue church service last weekend.