According to chief coach and organiser, Dexter Abbott, all is in place for Tobago’s defense of its three titles won in last year’s Scotiabank Table Tennis Schools Championship scheduled for next Saturday at the Scarborough Secondary School Auditorium.
For many Tobagonians, defending champions Central FC will be the sentimental favourite as they attempt to defend their First Citizen Cup in the final against North East Stars on October 31 at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva.
Members of the Trinidad and Tobago women football team, also known as “the Soca Princesses”, as well as members of the technical staff, will each receive a $50,000 bonus from Government, according to Sports Minister Dr. Rupert Griffith.
In what has turned out to be one of the most keenly contested Tobago Football Association F.A. Cup competition in several years, two teams each from the eastern and western parts of Tobago have qualified for the semi-final.
The first place playoff of the Knockout Tournament of the Star Seekers Orville London Industrial Netball League was possibly the league’s most disappointing game. The encounter which featured the unbeaten Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport (DEYAS) Ballers and Division of Infrastructure and Public Utilities (DIPU) Shottaz took place at the Montgomery Netball Court, recently.
Thirteen-year-olds Silini Acosta and Asim Atherton dominated the Under-16 category to snatch titles last Saturday at the Tobago House of Assembly Tobago Schools Cross Country Championships at Mt Irvine Golf Course, Tobago.
In a demonstration of her Division’s dedication to the preservation of life, Councillor Dr. Denise Tsoiafatt-Angus, Secretary of Community Development and Culture officially handed over co-branded life jackets to the Aqua Force Dragon Boat Team last Tuesday at her Main Street Office, Scarborough.
It was a successful National Team call-up for the Columbus Crew’s Kevan George, who joined the Trinidad and Tobago side for a three-match run in qualification for the 2014 Caribbean Cup. The Soca Warriors swept their way through a four-team, three-match qualifying group and earned the right to be in the eight-team 2014 Caribbean Cup taking place from November 10-17 in Jamaica.
Controversy reared its head in the quarter-final round of the Tobago Zone of the Primary Schools Football League. In an unprecedented move last Tuesday, the organisers of the league ruled that Hope Anglican should be awarded a default win in their game against Bon Accord Government.
Anthony Parris and former national player Nigel Daniel were both on target as Club Sando blanked host Stokely Vale 2-0 open a two-point lead at the top of the T&T Football Association (T&TFA) National Super League competition on Sunday.