first_img Haile Selassie will look for their second win against Jonathan Grant. In the first contest, Haile Selassie scored a close 3-2 win at Barbican. Now, playing away, Haile Selassie will hunt maximum points to maintain the lead in Group D. Haile Selassie are on top with 18 points from seven games, closely followed by St Catherine (17) and Jonathan Grant (16) as the main contenders for places in the next stage. In Group E, Holy Trinity face Charlie Smith in another crucial game with both teams locked at the top on 15 points apiece. Waterford, who are in third position in the group on nine points, must win against Clan Carthy in order to stay in contention for a second-stage spot. High-flying Wolmer’s will top the group with another win against Camperdown, who they blanked 3-0 in the reverse. Wolmer’s lead Group F on maximum 21 points from seven games ahead of Camperdown on 13 points. The Vassell Reynolds-coached Wolmer’s have scored 26 goals and are yet to concede. St Jago High will look to move closer to a spot in the second round with a victory against Hydel at Spanish Town Prison Oval playing field. The Monk Street-based school lead in Group G on 16 points, ahead of Bridgeport (14) and Hydel (12) as the main contenders. – Greater Portmore vs Tarrant – St George’s College vs Tivoli Gardens – STATHS vs Vauxhall – Jamaica College vs Eltham – Norman Manley vs St Mary’s College – Denham Town vs Ascot – Kingston College vs Papine – Ardenne vs St Catherine – Jonathan Grant vs Haile Selassie – Meadowbrook vs Pembroke Hall – Clan Carthy vs Waterford – Charlie Smith vs Holy Trinity – Kingston Technical vs Edith Dalton James – Dunoon vs Jose Marti – Wolmer’s vs Camperdown – St Jago vs Hydel – Campion College vs Calabar – Cumberland vs Bridgeport Home teams are named first and all games start at 3:30 p.m. The ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup football competition is set to resume today, following a break because of threat from Hurricane Matthew. Confirmation arrived from ISSA’s Competitions Assistant Stephanie Baker. “The games that were originally scheduled for Monday and Tuesday will be played tomorrow (Wednesday),” Baker told The Gleaner yesterday. With the battles for spots in the next stage in high gear, there are some interesting match-ups on the card. A total of 16 teams will advance to the second stage, including the seven group winners and runners-up, as well as the two best third-place teams. St George’s College will look to continue their impressive run when they face lowly Tivoli Gardens at Winchester Park. The Neville Bell-coached ‘Georgians’ are highly fancied to score a big win against Tivoli. In the reverse fixture, St George’s won 2-0 at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex on September 15. A win for reigning Manning Cup champions Jamaica College against Eltham will cement, for the Old Hope Road school, an automatic spot from Group B. Kingston College (KC) will seek to maintain the lead when they tackle Papine High in Group C at the National Stadium. KC are on 19 points, just three ahead of Denham Town. KC who have scored 35 goals while conceding just once in seven games, are highly fancied for another win. Their attacking players include the competition’s top scorer Rashawn Mackison on 14 goals and Trayvon Reid, who has scored six times. Today’s games: Maximum pointslast_img read more

first_imgDays before a former factory worker took his last breath, he reportedly told his sister that he was beaten by one of his wife’s relatives.Sixty-two-year-old Kamaladeen Abrahim, also called “Rahim”, of Whim Village, Corentyne, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) died while receiving medical attention at the New Amsterdam Hospital.According to reports, Abrahim, a US citizen arrived in Guyana in November for a brief stay and returned again in January.On the first visit, he reportedly claimed that he was robbed by a relative and on the second visit, he was reportedly injured by the said relative.Bibi Raseea Amin, a sister of the now dead man, told Guyana Times that she received reports of her brother’s condition and visited him.Dead: Kamaladeen AbrahimShe explained that Abrahim was in tremendous pain. He was taken to the Port Mourant Hospital, but was subsequently transferred to the New Amsterdam Hospital.On February 5, the day before he died, he reportedly also told a US-based sister what transpired. The sister in the US recalled that her brother telephoned her and related that he was in a lot of pain owing to a beating he received from a relative of his wife.Amin also claimed she was told the same story. However, Abrahim died on February 6 and was buried on February 10 without a post-mortem being done after the hospital claimed the pathologist was out of the country for three weeks. Given his religion, Abrahim had to be quickly buried.His sisters are of the belief that his wife is hiding something.“When I asked her what was she going to do about her cousin “Regman”, she started to raise her voice and started to argue and fight with me and everyone around said that I should stop and don’t make any problem,” Amin stated.This publication understands that the man who allegedly assaulted the elderly man has since left the country. The aggrieved sister has since visited the Regional Representative of the Office of the Prime Minister, Gobin Harbhajan and related her suspicions.The Police were informed of the allegation and an investigation was launched. Meanwhile, this newspaper understands that the doctor who issued the death certificate to the now dead man’s wife gave the cause of death as poisoning as a result of bleach and kerosene.last_img read more