The ISSA/FLOW Manning and DaCosta Cup kicks off at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in St. James with a double header on Saturday September 9, 2017. 

The first game will see Manning Cup champions Jamaica College battle St. Andrew Technical High School at 4 PM and defending DaCosta Cup champions Cornwall College takes on Green Pond High School at 6 PM.

DaCosta Cup action continues across the island on the opening day with games from Zone F; Manchester High vs May Day High, Cross Keys High vs Belair High and Mile Gully vs Decarteret College. Also, Zone K action sees Christiana High vs Spalding High, Knox College vs Holmwood Technical and Alston High vs Troy High.

Ben Francis Cup Champions Lennon High will open their campaign against neighbors Thompson Town and Clarendon College host Claude McKay High. Over in Zone I, Marcus Garvey will host last season’s surprise team Steer Town Academy who is now under new management and expecting to repeat the heroics of last season. Meanwhile, York Castle host Ocho Rios High and Brown’s Town versus Aabuthnott Gallimore completes the fixtures for the zone.

Manning Cup title favorites Kingston College will begin their campaign on September 9th, where they will battle Spanish Town High, in what will be an entertaining encounter with the boy’s from North Street, as they bid for an explosive start to the competition. Super Cup champions Wolmer’s Boys will host Pembroke Hall at Hero’s Circle. Additionally, nine other games will be played across the competition.

All games begin at 3:30 PM.

Live updates will be brought to you by Jamaican Schoolboy Football social media outlets.

By Oral ‘German’ McNamee