The Sports Division brings the curtains down on the 2016 NBD Primary Schools Primary Schools Football Championships today, Wednesday, April 27th with the Final Round of matches in the District Segment of the championships.
Today’s event will feature the final four (4) district teams in the eight (8) district-team championship. The South West, North, North East and the Valley Central districts will compete for the top district title at Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth from 1:00 pm with the two (2) semi-finals matches which will be followed by the third place match between the two (2) losing semi-finalists and the Grand Final between the two (2) winners of the semi-final matches.
This district championship comes after the staging of the Boy’s championship which was used as the basis for the selection of the top players of represent their districts. The eight (8) district teams were placed into two (2) zones of four.
South West District won last year’s District championship.
Following the championship match, the National Bank of Dominica, the Championship’s sponsor, will hold an Awards ceremony in recognition of the outstanding teams from 4:00 pm.
At that ceremony awards, trophies, cash prizes and medals will be presented to the winners of the Boys and Girls championships as well as the District Champion Team. The ceremony will be addressed by officials of the NBD and the Sports Division.
The Sports Division continues to view the Primary Schools Football Championships as an important component to its football development program. The Championships commenced on January 28th 2016 and saw participation from 52 schools in the boys division and 16 in the girls.