Kingston Bookshop, JP Tropical top BH Five A Side
Kingston Bookshop and JP Tropical Foods are the 2014 winners of the Western Sports sponsored Business House Five A Side football competition.
In the Division One final Kingston Bookshop clipped Urban Development Corporation (UDC) 1-0 while JP Tropical Foods upset favourites Seprod Limited 2-0 in the Division Two final on Tuesday at the NWC playfield, Mona.
André Hardin and (36th) and Ricardo Davis (48th) were the scorers for JP Tropical in the Division Two final. The winners collected $40,000 while Seprod Limited received $20,000. Ricky Reid of Kier Construction Limited was the leading goal scorer with 10 while Odane Clarke of JP Tropical Foods was the MVP for Division Two. They both received $3,500, a trophy and a pair of Puma Evo Speed 3 football boots courtesy of sponsors Western Sports.
In the feature match Kingston Bookshop, seeking their second title in five days, after beating Restaurants of Jamaica knockout final, had to work hard to get by a stubborn UDC team. Donovan McCurdy scored the winner in the 38th minute.
Winners Kingston Bookshop collected $60,000.00 while UDC pocketed $30,000 for second. McCurdy was Division One's leading scorer with ten goals while goal keeper Roybert Clarke of Kingston Bookshop was the MVP. They both received $3,500, a trophy and a pair Puma Evo Speed 3 football boots courtesy of the sponsors.
University of Technology won the Fair Play award for the Peter Nembhard Memorial Trophy, Keir Construction were the most improved team, while Steaman Fuller Jr and Damani Johnson of Kingston Bookshop were the coach and the manager of the year, respectively.