Friday night KSAFA Super League football a big hit
Hundreds of fans turned out at the Constant Spring field on Friday to witness history as the Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) and title sponsors Charley's JB Rum and Magnum hosted the first ever night football Super league matches.
Supporters of Seaview Gardens United, Browns Town FC, Real Mona FC and Maverly/Hughenden FC were treated to a feast of excitement as the teams shared in the historic ocassion.
Coach of Real Mona FC David Lalor praised the organisers for coming up with the idea of Friday night football.
"I must lift my hat off to KSAFA and sponsors Charley's JB rum for this brilliant idea, the players told me that they felt good to be playing under lights in front of so many fans, and they are definitely looking forward to the experience one again."
The sentiment was shared by coach of Maverly/Hughenden, Lij Simms, who said the venture will go a long way in improving football at this level.
"It is a good look for the Super league and I must big up Charley's JB rum for coming on board and ensuring that we in the Super league get the exposure that is so needed. The guys love the night football and as you can see, many of our fans came out to support."
Marketing Manager for white spirits at J. Wray & Nephew Limited, Pietro Gramegna was overjoyed at the tremendous support given to the first ever night football fiesta.
"It was a fantastic turnout and the fans got to see two great matches, plus I must add the wonderful activation from Charley's JB Rum, this is what its all about bringing vibes on the field to vibes off the field."
"The response has been so positive that we are going to amp up the interaction and make the Friday night football experience a real one that the fans can truly be proud of."
In the night's double header action, Browns Town defeated Seaview Gardens 2-1, while it was a similar score line in the feature match as Real Mona got the better of the previously unbeaten Maverly/Hughenden.
Charley's JB overproof rum is the title sponsor for the KSAFA Super League, the Western confed super league, the Eastern confed super league and the South central confed super league.