SFP six-a-side begins tomorrow

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September 30, 2016
Bauxite Community League played at the Port Rhoades Sports Club, Discovery Bay, on Thursday September 22. Discovery Bay emerged victors after a three-month competition which saw 33 teams from various communities in the bauxite company's operating area in St. Ann vying for the Trophy. Discovery Bay's captain Seron Clarke (centre) lifts the winner's trophy. Team manager Henry Brady (fourth right) joins in the celbration. Contributed

Having cemented her name in the history books as one of the greatest female sprinters of all time, two-time 100m Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will now focus on one of her many off-season community outreach programmes tomorrow.

The fourth annual SFP Six-A-Side Football Competition that welcomes at-risk youth in the Waterhouse and surrounding communities to participate in a fun and competitive football league to win cash and prizes.

The league will have its official opening tomorrow at 3 p.m., with the dress parade to be followed by two matches: defending champions Eurotrend playing 2014 champion Darkside at 4 p.m., and a promotional game, Rasta versus Baldhead, featuring entertainers, sponsors, journalists and footballers starting at 5 pm.

The competition will comprise 20 teams divided into five zones, with four teams each. Teams will play each other once in a round-robin format with the winner of the five zones, and the three best second-placed teams advancing to the next knockout round.

The final is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, November 12.

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