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Jamaica College & St. George’s College share the 2016 Ziadie Cup; Alpha wins the Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off

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On Saturday, April 2nd , 2016 , the Jamaica College Old Boys and the St. George’s College Old Boys played to a draw in 2  competitive games. Both teams will share  claim to the 2016 Dennis Ziadie Cup. The Jamaica College over-45 team and the St. George’s College over-45 team played to a 1-1 draw in the Grand Masters match. In the Under-45 Masters match, Jamaica College and the St. George’s College played to a 1-1 draw. The Ziadie Cup trophy was awarded to both teams based on an aggregate score of both matches with 2-2.

The Convent Of Mercy Academy “Alpha” Florida Chapter Alumni defeated the St. Catherine High School Alumni to emerge as the winner in the Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union All Girls Schools Alumnae Penalty Kick-off. The competition was fierce taking 3 rounds to determine a winner. Participating schools included: St. Hugh’s Alumnae Association of Florida, Convent Of Mercy Academy “Alpha” Florida Chapter, Immaculate Conception High School Alumnae Association and St. Catherine High School Alumni Association. Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union will make $100 cash donation to the winning school and $50 cash donation to the second place school.

In attendance at the True Blue Soccerfest was Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam, Jamaica Consul General Franz Hall Jones and St. George’s College principal Margaret Campbell.

Friends from high schools in Jamaica were able to reunite and enjoy a fun filled weekend at the 12th True Blue Weekend . Over 1,100 people attended the 2-day True Blue Weekend events which included the Kick-off Party at Grand Palms and the annual Ziadie Cup held at the state-of-the-art soccer facility at Vizcaya Park. True Blue fans were treated to a weekend of fun, friends, food and exciting soccer matches.

This year’s True Blue weekend festivities were the joint effort of these 2 alumni associations:

– The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.

– The St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc.

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