Take time to study, play and pray.
This word of advice to Tobago Primary Schools pupil-footballers from Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport Administrator Rafael Mitchell at the Awards ceremony held at the Division’s Conference Hall in Dutch Fort, Scarborough last week.
Gamelia Waldron (St. Andrews Anglican) and Tyrell Collins (Montgomery Government) were in the audience taking in Mr Mitchell’s call as they awaited their turn to be toasted as the standout players in the 2014 Tobago Primary Schools Football League.
Waldron walked away with the Golden Boot trophy for the most goals, the Golden Ball trophy for emerging the Most Valuable Player and the Player of the Match in the Tobago finals.
Kellese Roberts (St. Patrick Anglican) was voted the Best Goalkeeper.
Collins matched Waldron in awards as he topped the goal scoring table with 32 strikes. He was also named the Golden Ball Winner being the Most Valuable Player, and he was also the Player of the Match in the Tobago finals.
Whim Anglican players secured all the individual prizes in the Boys under 11 division. Mikal James landed the Top Goal Scorer Award with his season tally of 18 goals. Mikal was also named the named the Player of the Tobago finals after scoring the lone item in Whim’s slender 1-0 win over Belle Garden Anglican.
Mikal’s younger brother Orlando copped the Best Goalkeeper accolade while captain Kaylon Braithwaite claimed the Golden Boot trophy.