PR – Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs Hon. Tevin Andrews is playing his part in the development of football on the sister isles.
Minister Andrews donated footballs to some of the young football players who recently participated in the Inter-primary Football Competition and their coaches.
Hon. Andrews, who presented prizes and delivered brief remarks at the closing ceremony of the competition urged the young footballers to continue to excel in the sport which can lead to a fulfilling career.
The competition was won by Our Lady of The Rosary Catholic Primary School, formerly known as L’Esterre Rosary School.
The young footballers of L’Esterre, playing against Hillsborough Government School in the final, defeated their opponents two (2) goals to one (1).
There also was a playoff between Dover Government School and Harvey Vale Government School. Dover Government took third position in the tournament after beating Harvey Vale Government in an overtime game that was decided on penalty kicks. Dover Government scored three (3) penalties to Harvey Vale’s one (1).
The four-week competition, sponsored by the Ministry of Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs & Local Government through the Division of Sports, involved participation from all six (6) primary schools on Carriacou and Petite Martinique, including Petite Martinique Roman Catholic.
Nioquan Roberts of Dover Government School was awarded the prize for the most goals in the competition. He scored twelve (12) goals.
The most outstanding defender was Dejon Joseph of Hillsborough Government School; Djuan John of Dover Government School was awarded the most outstanding goalkeeper prize; and Kemon Joseph of Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School was the most valuable player.