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Football: Secondary School Premier League |21 October 2021

Football: Secondary School Premier League

Action from a previous match played at Stad Popiler

Persévérance (Arsenal), Plaisance (Liverpool) locked on six points


Persévérance (Arsenal), Plaisance (Liverpool) are locked on six points in the Secondary School Premier League standings after two rounds of matches played so far.

Both teams have won their two matches played and have amassed maximum points ‒ 6 ‒ but they are separated by goal difference.

Persévérance (Arsenal) lead the 10-team table thanks to a superior goal difference of +14 (16 scored and 2 conceded), while Plaisance (Liverpool) are second with a goal difference of +5 (9 scored and 4 conceded).

In their first match, Persévérance (Arsenal) trounced Independent School (Manchester United) 10-1 and they followed that with another high-scoring victory in the rescheduled match against Mont Fleuri (Tottenham Hotspur) whom they beat 6-1.

As for Plaisance (Liverpool), they defeated Belonie (Manchester City) 5-2 before earning a 4-2 victory against Beau Vallon (Chelsea).

Anse Boileau (West Ham) are breathing down the neck of the early leaders with 4 points after collecting a win and a loss. They edged Anse Royale (Leicester City) 2-1 in their first outing before earning a 2-2 draw on the road at Pointe Larue (Everton) who missed a penalty but scored a last -minute free-kick from long range.

Three teams ‒ Anse Royale (Leicester), English River (Aston Villa) and Mont Fleuri (Tottenham Hotspur) ‒ have garnered three points apiece and are ranked fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. All three teams have registered a win and a defeat.

In seventh position are Pointe Larue (Everton) with 2 points after two draws, while Beau Vallon (Chelsea) have just one point.

As for Belonie (Manchester City) and International School (Manchester United), they are yet to collect a point.

Starting this week, both teams’ coaches should look for defensive keys to shore up their goal-leaking teams and help them win games.

Belonie (Manchester City) have conceded 12 goals and scored 3 (goal difference of -9), while International School (Manchester United) have leaked in 17 goals and scored just 1 (goal difference of -16).

An initiative of the British high commission (BHC), and a collaboration between the two governments ‒ United Kingdom (UK) and Seychelles ‒ the inter-school football tournament features 10 secondary schools dressed up in uniforms of English Premier League sides and bearing their names.

Featuring players aged 15 years and under, the tournament is aimed at promoting health and activity, precisely to improve the physical and mental health of our young people.


Gerard Govinden




Action from a previous match played at Stad Popiler


The league standings after two rounds of matches


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