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KINGSTON — The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Honourable Olivia Grange, MP has congratulated St George’s College on winning the 2011 national schools football title the Olivier Shield.

St George’s, the Manning Cup champions, defeated DaCosta Cup champions Rusea’s High 2-0 in the two-way Olivier Shield Finals.

St George’s also won this season’s Walker Cup.  St Elizabeth Technical High won the Ben Francis Cup.

Minister Grange said:

“As the Minister for Youth and Sports I am very proud of the performances in this season’s schoolboy football competitions.  The boys worked very hard and represented their schools and themselves very well.  I commend them and encourage them.

“I wish to congratulate all the teams that won titles this season, especially the top team – St George’s that won three titles, including the coveted Olivier Shield.  Heartiest congratulations to every member, including the coaching and support staff.  Best wishes for next season and beyond.”

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