St Augustine Secondary’s Rivaldo Patron

TRYING FOR GOAL: St Augustine Secondary’s Rivaldo Patron, centre, attempts a shot while surrounded by three Carapichaima East Secondary opponents during their Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division match at Warren Street, St Augustine, yesterday. The match finished in a 2-2 draw.

Amir Simmons thought he had rescued a precious point for Malick Secondary when he scored from the penalty spot in the last minute of regulation time. But Seon Shippley left Simmons and his mates in despair when he scored in the fourth minute of added-on time to steal all three points for Naparima College yesterday afternoon.

The last-gasp 2-1 win at their Lewis Street base ensured that defending champions “Naps” remained at the top of the Premier Division standings in the Secondary Schools Football League.

Earlier, Nathaniel Prouse had given the home team the lead in the second half, one which seemed to have been enough until the late Malick equaliser. Then Shippley came up trumps for Naps with his third goal in four matches.

The win kept Naparima a point ahead of southern rivals Presentation College who blanked St Benedict’s College 4-0 at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium.


BANK ACCOUNTS of the cash-strapped Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have been frozen for the second time in a year.

Fast-bowler Anderson Phillip and veteran leg-spinner Imran Khan will return to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force for the next round of matches in the West Indies Championship next week after proving their fitness and form in domestic cricket over the past two weeks.

Caledonia Clippers defeated Stories of Success Basketball Academy (SOS) 108-95 at Maloney on Sunday evening to complete a two-nil sweep of the best-of-three finals and claim the National Basketball Federation’s National Invitational Championship (NIC) men’s title in convincing fashion.

A red card issued to W Connection right-back Adan Noel during Saturday’s TT Pro League match against Terminix La Horquetta Rangers has been rescinded and he is now free to play for his club.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-20 women rebounded from their opening training match loss to the Dominican Republic to defeat Puerto Rico’s Under-20s 3-0 in Santo Domingo on Monday evening.

How does a team of 11 men get dismissed for 77? That works out to each batsman making seven. That seems hard to understand for a first-class match among men who are paid to play the game.