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Stewarding retain Sandals Negril's football title

Saturday, May 10, 2014    

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DEFENDING champions, the stewarding department, have retained their title in the 2014 Sandals Negril interdepartmental football competition after defeating the combined team of landscaping and taxi in a nail-biting final match on Thursday, May 1 at the Sandals Negril playing field.

The two-time champions secured their victory after Rayan Ricketts secured a goal within the first five minutes of the second half, paving the way for his colleague, Paul Lefever to add another goal five minutes after.

Chief Steward Ashbert Chambers commented on his department's victory, stating that "as defending champions we knew we had certain expectations to meet and that we had to perform at our best in order to stay on top. We were able to do this because of teamwork and unity, so kudos to the team."

Stewarding outpaced 14 other departments over several months of competition to walk away with cash, a trophy and individual medals among other prizes.

Meanwhile, the football match between Sandals Negril and Beaches Negril, which took place before the final showdown, ended 1-1.

The Sandals Negril interdepartmental football competition, which was launched on December 2, 2013, is one of several annual activities implemented by the resort's sports and social club and is aimed at fostering team-building skills, as well as providing an outlet for the resort's staff to have fun.

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