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Charlton confident Clarendon will win ‘all four trophies’

Published:Monday | October 24, 2016 | 10:00 AMShayne Fairman
Jamaica College's Donovan Dawkins jumps and shoots the ball while under pressure from Clarendon College's Donovan Noble during the ISSA-FLOW Super Cup football encounter at Sabina Park on Saturday. Clarendon College won 1-0.

Captain Creggton Charlton, the tip of the Clarendon College (CC) attacking pyramid, is ready to lead his school to schoolboy football supremacy and "win all four trophies this season".

He is on a high now, having scored the 1-0 winner at the 50th minute over 2014 champions and last season's beaten finalists, Jamaica College (JC), in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)-FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park on Saturday.

"The season is going well. We are undefeated so far and we are gonna win the (daCosta Cup, FLOW Super Cup, Ben Francis and Olivier Shield), all four titles," pointed out the confident player, who is eyeing 25 goals.

"Yes, we can win all four. I am trying to score at least 25 goals this season. I will try to put away my chances and try to bond my team together so we can achieve our goals," he told The Gleaner.

Courtesy of the forward's heroics, CC progressed to the quarter-finals, where they will play Excelsior High next Saturday.

 

Going for everything

 

"We are good this year because of our commitment, our togetherness, and we are going for all trophies," he reiterated, adding that his school might be "underrated" against Kingston schools, but they will come to give their best.

"I want to lead my team to all four trophies because they think we can't win them," stressed the game-winning skipper.

The Clarendon-based school were last daCosta Cup winners in 2014.

However, they were stopped from copping the double Olivier Shield by corporate area kingpins JC.

The Clarendon team is coached by Paul 'Tegat' Davis, managed by Richard 'Richie P' Palmer, with Lenworth 'Lenny' Hyde as the assistant coach.

"They (JC) beat me 2014 in the Olivier Shield and now I've taken back my revenge. No fear playing JC. JC isn't a top-class team like a Barcelona. It's just another team like every other school," he reasoned, while crediting teamwork for the win.