Round two of Milo U18 Schools’ Football tourney on today

Action in the ongoing Milo U18 Football tournament

Second-round action in the Milo Under-18 Schools’ Football tournament begins today. The first round, which concluded last Saturday, saw fierce competition, especially from out-of-town schools like Santa Rosa, 8th of May, Christianburg Wismar, and Mackenzie High, among others.
After the first round, Carmel Secondary lead Group A, superseding Chase’s Academy only on account of goal difference. On the account of those two schools picking up victories, Dora Secondary and Bygeval Secondary are on zero points.
In Group B, Bartica Secondary lead the charge, owing to a victory over Bush Lot Secondary, while East Ruimveldt are a close second, following a victory over Marian Academy.
Group C sees Westminster Secondary on top, with New Central High and Charity Secondary both in second position, having drawn their encounter. Annandale Secondary is the only team in the Group without points thus far.
Two-time defending Champions Christianburg Wismar Secondary lead Group D. A victory has placed 8th of May Secondary on three points also. Goal difference is the only factor separating these top two teams. Vryman’s Erven and West Demerara are yet to collect any points.
Group E is led by Mackenzie High, with Patentia Secondary in second position on account of goal difference. Both North Ruimveldt and President’s College are yet to collect points.
West Ruimveldt and Ann’s Grove Secondary lead Group F, while Queen’s College and Vergenoegen take up the third and fourth spots, having lost their first- round games.
Group G is led by Charlestown Secondary and Cummings Lodge, who both picked up three points in Round One. St Cuthbert’s and Berbice Educational Institute are in the remaining two spots.
Group, H is led by Santa Rosa, while St. Stanislaus College trails in second position. Dolphin Secondary and New Amsterdam are yet to pick up points.
The second round of this year’s 9th edition of the Massy Distribution-sponsored Milo tournament will commence with Group A action between group leaders Carmel and Dora Secondary from 11:00hrs.
Another group leaders’ battle will see Bartica and East Ruimveldt Secondary going at it from 12:45hrs. West Ruimveldt and Queen’s College will face off in a Group F clash at 14hrs, while Group H action will see Dolphin Secondary and Santa Rosa battling from 15:45hrs.
On Sunday, Vryman’s Erven and West Demerara Secondary will get the ball rolling from 11:00hrs, with a clash between Mackenzie High and Patentia Secondary set to follow at 12:45hrs. Chase’s Academy will take to the field against Bygeval Secondary from 14:00hrs, while the final game of the day will see Santa Rosa and Saint Stanislaus College in action from 15:45hrs.
The Milo tournament is also being supported by GINMIN, Genequip, MVP Sports, and the Ministry of Education (MoE).