Manning Cup champs JC docked three points for ineligible player
Jamaica College players celebrate with the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup after their 5-4 penalty shootout win over St Andrew Tehnical High School at National Stadium lastyear. Both teams ended 0-0 in regulation time. (Photo: Karl Mclarty)

Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) have been docked three points for using an ineligible player in their opening Manning Cup encounter of the 2023 season against Tivoli Gardens High.

The Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Disciplinary Committee made the ruling following an investigation into the matter, ISSA announced Friday.

JC had won the match played on Saturday, September 9 with a score of 2-0. However, the ruling means they will lose all three points gained and Tivoli Gardens will be awarded the points with a score of 3-0.

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Additionally, the player in question remains ineligible to participate in the 2023 schoolboy football competition, ISSA said.

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