Victorious!

The finals of the BICO-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Football Competition concluded today with Grantley Prescod defeating Wesley Hall Juniors 2-0 in an exciting finale to the tournament at the National Stadium.

The tournament was marked by the interest shown by numerous parents, guardians and family members who turned up at games across the island. A number of teachers also attended the games to cheer on the youngsters.

Today, following the final, several prizes were given out to the many outstanding players and among these were Grantley Prescod’s captain Devonté Richards who led from the front with the most goals (18) in the competition. Lamario Springer, who was a nightmare for many schools in the tournament with his excellent defending, was named best defender. Kashawn Stoute of George Lamming received the prize for being best goalkeeper. Wesley Hall’s captain Kemar John was named best midfielder while the award for the most outstanding female in the competition went to Caitlyn Padmore of St Gabriel’s School.

Barbados TODAY brings a pictorial review of the action on the final day of the competition.

Grantley Prescod striker Rashad Haynes trying to score with a header as Wesley Hall's goalkeeper Jacobi Fenty hurries to get back to the goal bars. (Pictures by Marissa Lindsay)
Grantley Prescod striker Rashad Haynes trying to score with a header as Wesley Hall’s goalkeeper Jacobi Fenty hurries to get back to the goal bars. (Pictures by Marissa Lindsay)
Grantley Prescod's striker Renaldo Roberts (orange) is strongly challenged by the Wesley Hall defender.
Grantley Prescod’s striker Renaldo Roberts (orange) is strongly challenged by the Wesley Hall defender.
Wesley Hall's right-wing Rivaldo Clarke looks to charge up the field.
Wesley Hall’s right-wing Rivaldo Clarke looks to charge up the field.
Wesley Hall captain Kemar John (left) seeks to cross the ball before he is reached by Grantley Prescod's Lamario Springer.
Wesley Hall captain Kemar John (left) seeks to cross the ball before he is reached by Grantley Prescod’s Lamario Springer.

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