BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter email@example.com Thursday, October 08, 2015
IT was fun, frolic and excitement at Clarendon College as quad-play telecommunications provider Flow kicked off the Super Cup Tour at the daCosta Cup champions' Chapelton base yesterday.
|Members of the Clarendon College football team providing their|
The promotional campaign is being used as a build-up to the second staging of the lucrative tournament, and will visit five schools that are expected to be main contenders for the title.
The $2.5 million ISSA/Flow Super Cup is scheduled for October 24 to November 14 and will feature the top-eight teams from the Manning Cup and another eight from the daCosta Cup.
Students and teachers flocked the auditorium in chant of support of their team as they got first glimpse of the 24-lb Italian-made Flow Super Cup.
|Coach shows off his dance moves|
|DJ Bada Bling engages the|
Clarendon College students.
Clarendon College were dumped from the first round of last year's inaugural tournament following a 2-3 defeat on penalties to Holy Trinity after playing out a 1-1 draw in regular and extra time.
But true to their motto Perstare et Praetare, which translates to Persevere and Excel, Captain Eric Edwards is hoping for a better season this time around.
|Full Auditorium at CC|
"I am very pleased that they came to us first... it is as if they saw our vision of us taking this title so they brought it (trophy) to us first. We got knocked out early last year because of minor reasons, but this year we coming back really hard to take this one (and) retain our (daCosta Cup) title and take the Ben Francis and the Olivier Shield," he told the Jamaica Observer.
"This (the tour) has given us a vibe and we are now awaken and hungry knowing that it is time to fight. We are very confident -- if you are not confident, you are twice defeated, so we are coming very confident," he added. more