Ricketts returned as CFA President
Veteran administrator Michael Ricketts was returned unopposed as president of the Clarendon Football Association (CFA) at that body's voting congress last weekend. Ricketts has served as president since 2004 when then Crenston Boxhill became the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) boss. Ewan Scott, Lee Hines, and current JFF president Captain Horace Burrell were returned as vice presidents. Dave Meikle kept his post as general secretary and so did treasurer Gareth Williams. Samantha Stewart serves as assistant secretary while the executive committee members are Patrick Eulett, Christine Roberts, Charmaine Langoth, Clive Wright, and Sheldon Singh.
Peter Bunting Football League
The trio of Hanbury, Bonito Strikers, and Porus joined Georges Valley and Top Bellefield as the teams from a roster of 28 who have scored two wins in the opening round of the 2013 Peter Bunting-sponsored Central Manchester constituency football league.
In last week's round of matches, Hanbury mauled Mandeville United 5-0 while Bonito Strikers followed up their 1-0 win over Cedar Grove with the same scoreline against the Police team. Defending champions Porus were, however, the stars of the weekend after inflicting a 6-0 win over Hope Village. They had earlier opened with a 7-0 win over Content. In a drawn encounter, Davyton and Blue Mountain ended 2-2. Meanwhile, the third round will continue with a full slate of matches, with double-headers at six venues tomorrow. The first game at each venue kicks off at 1:30 p.m. with the second at 3:30.
At Blue Mountain Community Centre: Porus vs Top Bellefield; Content vs Blue Mountain.
At May Day High School: Ryde vs Old England; Albion vs New Vision.
At Heartease: Grey Ground vs Royal Flat; Three Chains vs Heartease.
Jamalco the toast of Clarendon
Jamalco's football team were the toast of the 2013 Clarendon Football Association Awards ceremony.
In addition to cash incentives from main sponsor Captain's Bakery & Grill for winning the Major league for the first time, Jamalco took the top sectional awards. Goalkeeper Erron Brown won the Most Valuable Player award while their teenage National youth programme striker Roshane Sharpe took home the top goalscorer award. Jamalco's Patrick "Jackie" Walters secured the top coach award.
In the other categories, Treadlight who won the Division One and will be promoted to the Major League next season, also had two significant sectional awards. Odaine Campbell was adjudged the most valuable player while Marlon Green got top coach.
The Most Disciplined Team Award went to Major League outfit Milk River. The top referee award went to Doyen Cummings while female Stacy Ann Greyson won the top assistant referee award
Brendon Murray a founder of Sporting Central Academy as well as Brancourt football field was the recipient of the association's 2013 Life time Award.