Lewis, Henry head All-Schools selection

Published: Tuesday | December 11, 2012 Comments 0

Robert Bailey, Gleaner Writer

André Lewis of Manning Cup and Olivier Shield champions St George's College and Newton Henry from daCosta Cup winners Glenmuir High head a strong 18-member All-Schools Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) football team, which is scheduled to leave the island today for a three-match tour of South Florida.

Lewis, who netted 11 goals in this year's Manning Cup competition, is joined in the squad by his St George's College teammates, Romario Jones, Zhelano Barnes and Nico Campbell.

Henry, who had an outstanding season in the daCosta Cup, is joined on the team by his schoolmates Kamal Henry, Noel Johnson and Oneeph Barrett.

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), winners of the Ben Francis Knockout competition; and Wolmer's Boys', champions of the Walker Cup knockout competition, each have three players in the squad.

The STETHS players are Jason Jacobs, Keith Sanderson and Carl Campbell, while the Wolmerians are Tazeo Gilpin, Amal Knight and Keemo Wallace.

The other players are Rennico Clarke from Seaforth, Melvin Blaire of Manning's, Ojai Bedward of Excelsior and Neiko Taylor from Clarendon College.

Glenmuir's coach Patrick 'Jackie' Walters is the squad's technical director, with Warren Simpson (Glenmuir) and STETHS's Omar Wedderburn the coaches.

The team, which will play three games in Fort Lauderdale, is expected to return to the island on Sunday.

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