Corinaldi Avenue sweeps St James FA U-13 awards
Corinaldi Avenue Primary School’s goalkeeper Sirhana Simpson celebrates one of his team’s goals during the recent St James FA Under-13 competition that was played at Corinaldi Avenue. Simpson, who conceded just one goal throughout the season, was named the best goalkeeper in the competition. (Paul Reid)

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Champions Corinaldi Avenue Primary swept the awards after the St James Football Association Under-13 competition ended last week, taking the Most Valuable Player (MVP), best goalkeeper and top scorer awards.

Corinaldi Avenue beat Chetwood Primary 3-1 in the final played at Corinaldi Avenue Primary last week Wednesday ended a 28-year drought since they last won the event.

The new champions won all seven games played in the shortened season, four in the first round as well as the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final, scoring 53 goals and conceding just one, in the final.

Carlando Morris, who scored 20 goals — at least one in every game — was the top scorer, while Sirhana Simpson was named the top goalkeeper.

Simpson also scored in the season, including the opening goal in the final from the penalty spot.

Mekhi Foster was named MVP.

Carlando Morris of Corinaldi Avenue Primary (right) gets around Chetwood Primary School’s Kemar McLennon in last week Wednesday’s St James FA Under-13 final played at Corinaldi Avenue. Morris scored 20 goals, including one in the final and was named the top scorer in the competition. (Photo: Paul Reid)
BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com

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