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'Here we go again' - KC, STETHS to meet in Champions Cup opener

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:20 AM

A rematch of last year's final in the ISSA Champions Cup will kick off this season's competition as champions Kingston College face St Elizabeth Technical tomorrow afternoon. The announcement was made at the competition's official draw at Digicel Headquarters, downtown Kingston, last night.

This season's competition sees the winners earning $1 million, runners-up receiving $500,000, third place $250,000 and fourth place $100,000.

 

Trophy redesigned

 

A redesigned trophy that resembles the National Hockey League in the United States' Stanley Cup has been introduced,.

This season will see four venues being used to stage the competition : the Stadium east Field, Sabina Park, the St Elizabeth Technical High School Complex,and the Montego Bay Sports Complex.

This year's competition sees four seeded and four unseeded ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup teams against their counterparts from the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup.

Although the first round has been drawn in a bracket format, another draw will be done to determine the fixtures for the quarterfinals, set for the weekend of November 9 and 10.

No daCosta Cup team has won the competition since its inception as its past four winners are St George's College, Wolmer's Boys, Jamaica College, and Kingston College.