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Defending champions draw Calabar in Manning Cup second round

By Sports Desk October 14, 2018
Jamaica College Jamaica College

Defending champions Jamaica College could face a tricky fixture against former champions Calabar in the second round of the ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup.

Based on the new ranking system, the five-time back-to-back champions secured the number one rank after finishing at the top of Group F, ahead of second place Hydel on goal difference.  Calabar, on the other hand, finished as one of the best third-place teams, which saw them ranked at 16th, after finishing behind Kingston College and Mona in Group B

In at the number two spot, Kingston College has been paired up with Group A’s third-place team Cumberland, who finished behind St George’s College and STATHS. 

In third place, Zone E winners St Catherine will tackle Charlie Smith, who have advanced to the next round as the 14th seed.  Group G runners-up Holy Trinity will be seeded at number four and as a result match up with Group D second place team St Jago, who will be seeded at 13th.

STATHS the Group D runners-up are the next team to be seeded at 5th and as a result will face Group F runners-up Hydel, who have been ranked at 11th.

Group E runners-up Excelsior are the 7th seed and that will see them earn a match-up with Camperdown, the 10th ranked team.  Wolmer’s the Group G winners will tackle Group D winners Denham Town in a battle of the 8th and 9th seeds.

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