Trinidad and Tobago Boys Under-20 football team used a second-half hattrick for a clinical 3-nil shutout of battling Haiti in Friday night’s final of the eight-team championship ended in delight for home fans at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain.
Corbin swept away with the Golden Boot award for his five-goal high score and the final’s MVP title.
Cuba edged Aruba, the Fair Play Award winners 2-1 in the Stadium’s first match that determined the bronze medallists.
All four teams in Friday’s championship finale have qualified for the 12-team CONCACAF championship, a World Cup qualifying tournament to take place in January in Jamaica.
St Anthony’s College continued their winning way in the Secondary Schools 14-team Premier Division League Championship, beating St Augustine 3-nil for their fifth on-field triumph, the other in the Competitions room when St Benedict’s were penalised for not having ther home venue fit for their game.
Only CIC has not lost as well but the St Mary’s collegiates are counting three draws with three wins in six outings.
Chaguanas North gained their first win at the expense of still winless Mucurapo East who lost for the fifth time in six, 1-2 in Chaguanas in Saturday’s round.
Kwesi Allen’s double in St Anthony’s victory hold him leading Golden Boot candidate at this time with 9 counted from five actual matches.
Sonics and Trinidad and Tobago endurance cyclist Varum Maharajh, just returned from the tough Pan American Elite Track Cycling Championships in Mexico, won the Invitation/Elite criterium closing event staged by the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation yesterday, outdoing Heatwave’ s Barbadian member Phillip Clarke (second), The Braves Jamaican rider Peter Thompson third and DPS’s national Jovian Gomez (4th),
Christian Marsden, John Stanley Littlepage and sisters Sariah and Shania David were respective male and female division winners in the featured Maracas Open Water Long Distance Swimming events which attracted over 300 swimmers to its inviting North Coast venue yesterday.
NORCECA Circuit’s beach volleyball in Boqueron, Puerto Rico this past weekend for its eighth tour stop put TT’s pair of Nancy Joseph and Ayanna Dyette to the sharks virtually, After outhitting Honduras 21-14, 21-11, the longstanding TT pair came unstuck, losing to eventual finalists USA One 9-21, 6-21 and to Mexico B 14-21, 10-21 – Mexico A the stage winner.
Sunil Narine weaved a four-over spell, one of the overs a maiden, and the wily spinner picked up three wickets for 9 runs to pitch Kolkata Knight Riders to their second win over Lahore Lions in Champions’ League T20 2014 edition. In the Riders opening match against Chennai Super Kings, Narine’s figures were four overs no maiden 9 runs one wicket. Yesterday it was 4 overs one maiden nine runs three wickets,
On Saturday the Barbados Tridents with TT nationals Reyad Emrit, the captain and Ravi Rampaul in, lashed their way to a challenging 174 for 6, only for the Kings XI Punjab to storm past at 178 for 6.