Sports — 09 January 2016
CSSSA football tournament kicks off at MCC

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 7, 2016–This afternoon at 4:00 p.m. at the MCC Grounds, the Central Secondary Schools Sports Association (CSSSA) kicked off its 2016 football tournament with one game only, a male match-up between Gwen Lizarraga High and Wesley College. Due to the lack of lights at the MCC, only one game can be played after school in the evenings.


There are 4 female teams and 7 male teams registered in this year’s tournament, and both females and males are playing a single round-robin regular season, after which the 4-team playoffs will be held according to teams seeding.

Female (F) school teams are: Gwen Lizarraga High School (GLH), Ladyville Technical High School (LTH), St. Catherine Academy (SCA), and Wesley College (WES).


Male (M) teams are: Anglican Cathedral College (ACC), Belize High School (BHS), Gwen Lizarraga High School (GLH), Ladyville Technical High School (LTH), Maude Williams High School (MWH), St. John’s College (SJC), and Wesley College (WES).

In today’s encounter, Wesley took a first half lead after a corner by Deandre Pitter was headed in by Devon Davis; and they increased the lead in second half with 2 goals from Shemar Thompson, for the 3-nil final score.

Upcoming schedule:

Friday, January 8
4:00 p.m. – (F) Gwen Liz vs SCA

Monday, January 11
4:00 p.m. – (F) Ladyville Tech vs Wesley

Tuesday, January 12
4:00 p.m. – (M) SJC vs Maude Williams High

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