BB Coke wins historic Ben Francis KO title

BB Coke High School are the champions of the ISSA Ben Francis Knockout Competition after defeating Garvey Maceo 4-2 on penalties after 2-2 scoreline in 90 minutes on Saturday at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. It was the Junction-based BB Coke that took the lead in the 33rd minute through captain Jason Dyer with a header from a free kick for his 20th goal of the season.

They doubled their advantage in the 47th minute thanks to Christopher Nelson after getting an indirect free-kick in the box. But Garvey Maceo pulled back goals through Marvin Williams in the 55th minute and captain Jermaine Muirhead in the 87th minute.

Garvey Maceo had a chance to win it in the 90th minute with a penalty but Barrington Blake, the nephew of Reggae Boy Andre Blake, skied his effort. The game eventually went to penalties with BB Coke prevailing. BB Coke are now the 15th team to win the Ben Francis Cup.



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