Jamaica College wins the 2015 Ziadie Cup & Meadowbrook High wins True Blue 6V6 tournament
On Saturday, March 14th, 2015, the Jamaica College Old Boys defeated the St. George’s College Old Boys in 2 competitive games to claim the 2015 Dennis Ziadie Cup. It was their 3rd Ziadie Cup win since the tournament began 11 years ago. The Jamaica College over-45 team beat the St. George’s College over-45 team 1-0 in the Grand Masters match. In the Under-45 Masters match, Jamaica College defeated the St. George’s College 4-1. The Ziadie Cup trophy was awarded based on an aggregate score of both matches with St. George’s College winning 5-1.
The Meadowbrook High Alumni won the opening 6-a-side soccer tournament to claim the 2015 True Blue 6V6 trophy. It is the third year of the tournament which included the following teams: Wolmers, Kingston Technical High, Calabar, Excelsior High, Jamaica College and St George’s College.
The Camperdown Alumni defeated the Excelsior Alumni to emerge as the winner in the Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off. The competition was fierce taking 4 rounds to determine a winner. Participating schools included: Montego Bay High School Alumnae, Convent Of Mercy Academy “Alpha” Florida Chapter, Immaculate Conception High School Alumnae Association and The St. Andrew Old Girls’ Association Florida. Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union will make $100 cash donation to the winning school and $50 cash donation to the second place school.
Legendary Jamaican coach, Winston Chung-Fah was in attendance at the True Blue Soccerfest . Also present was Miramar Mayor-elect Wayne Messam and Deputy Consul General Jamaica Deputy Consul General Mr. Dale Jones.
Old classmates and friends from high schools in Jamaica were able to reunite and enjoy a fun filled weekend at the 11th True Blue Weekend . Over 1,000 people attended the 3-day True Blue Weekend event, including the annual Ziadie Cup at the state-of-the-art soccer facility at Vizcaya Park. True Blue fans were treated to a weekend of fun, friends, food and exciting soccer matches.
This year’s True Blue weekend festivities were the joint effort of these 2 alumni associations:
– The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.
– The St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.
The True Blue weekend was sponsored by: Jamaica National Building Society, Grace Kennedy Remittance Services Limited/Western Union, Goldson Spine Rehabilitation Center, Caribbean Ocean Logistics, Victoria Mutual Building Society, Steven Epstein Keyes Realtors, Law Offices of Dahlia A. Walker P.A., Accurate Air Conditioning, Dr. Smiths Orthodontic Services Inc., Caribbean Airlines, Dr. Donald Dixon Pediatrics, Jamaica Farewell, Grace Kennedy Foods, Caribbean Airlines, WISYNCO, Flowers By Grace, Galaxy Leisure Tours, Links, Data Stream Mobile Technologies, Hot Pie Patties and Ocho Rios.