Trinidadians Open Tour Friday

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Jamaica Gleaner


PROGRAMME for the first four matches to be played under lights at Sabina Park by the St. Mary's College footballers from Trinidad, has been finalised by the Jamaica Football Association.

The Trinidadians, who arrive on Thursday, will practice under the Sabina lights on Thursday night.

The programme is:

Friday, December 6: St. George's Old Boys vs. Worcestershire Regiment (Morin Cup, referee F. X. DaCosta); St. Mary's College vs. Kingston College, winners of the Manning Cup (referee Johnnie Wongsam)

Teams to be presented to the Rt. Rev. the Hon. Dr. Percival Gibson, Lord Bishop of Jamaica (second match) and Mr. Eric Morin.

Monday, December 9: Melbourne vs. Kensington (Morin Cup, referee Ernest Plume); St. Mary's vs. all-Manning team (referee Edward Roberts).

Teams in the first match to be presented to Mr. Eric James, and in second match to Rt. Rev. John J. McEleny, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.

Wednesday, December 11: Winners St. George's-Worcestershire vs. Winners Melbourne-Kensington (Morin Cup final, referee David Lewis); St. Mary's vs winners daCosta Cup (referee Gibson).

First match teams to be presented to the Acting Governor Hon. John Stowe and second match teams to Mr. G. M. daCosta.

Mr. Stowe will present the Morin Cup to the winners.

Saturday, December 14: Bernard Lodge vs. Lucas (Junior final, referee David Lewis); St. Mary's vs. Colts (referee Johnnie Wongsam).

Teams to be presented to Rev. Fr. Pinard in the first case, and to Mr. W. Murray-White, Headmaster of Calabar High School, in the second.

Matches being played first will start at 7.30 o'clock, and those following at 8.45 o'clock.

No final decision has yet been taken on what form the fifth match will take.

The JFA have arranged for the visitors to make tours of the north coast and certain Jamaican factories.