The game is about goals, scoring goals, like what will happen in today’s first semi-final in FIFA’s World Cup finals between hosts Brazil and Germany, and tomorrow’s second between Argentina and Netherlands.
The top prize has as its colour and make—gold.
And last night, there was a lot of golden sheen at our Piarco International Airport.
Ten discs of gold, hard earned by, not footballers, but by teenaged athletes of our land.They, the athletes were returning from the Central American and Caribbean Junior Track and Field Championships held from Friday to Sunday in Mexico and Boom Champions 94.1 fm Sport salutes the Golden Ten – Portious Warren, Girls Under-20 Shot Put champion; Aaliyah Telesford, Girls Under-20 100 metres champion; Zakiya Denoon, Telesford, Kayelle Clarke and Akila McShine, record-breaking Girls Under 20 four by 100 metres relay champions; Jonathan Farinha, Boys Under-20 100 metres champion; Andwelle Wright, Boys Under 18 long jump champion; Shaquille Waithe, Boys Under-20 javelin throw champion; Machel Cedenio, Boys Under-20 400 metres champion; Kobe John, Jacob St Claire, Kashief King and Terry Frederick, Boys Under 18 four by 400 metres relay champions; David Winchester, Akanni Hislop, Corey Stewart and Xavier Mulugata, Boys Under-18 four by 100 metres relay champions and Holland Cabara, Jonathan Farihna, Micah Ballentyne and John Mark Constantine, Boys Under 20 four by 100 metres champions.
22 medals for TT athletes at the 27-nation Games – five silver and nine bronze added and TT third on medal table –Mexico first, Jamaica second. BOOM BIG-UP TnT.