The Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup Football Match will again feature the half-time All Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off sponsored by Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union . Last years’ champion, the Montego Bay High School Alumnae of South Florida, will defend their All Girls Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-Off title at the 5th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup Football Match on April 18th, 2009 to be held in Lauderhill , Florida . Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union will donate $100 to the winning school.
“Montego Bay High Alumnae was the only high school from Western Jamaica in the ‘All Girls Penalty Kick-Off Competition”, stated Karen Morris the Montego Bay High Alumnae Florida Chapter President. “We were excited at the invitation to participate in last year and as such went into the event with vigor, confidence and the determination that we would win. Proudly, we are the reigning champion and expect to defend our title again this year. We thank Grace Kennedy Remittance Services/ Western Union for their donation to our Alumnae in last year’s event”
Participating in last year’s the Penalty kick-off were: Convent of Mercy Academy “ALPHA”, Immaculate Con. High School Alumnae Association, Queen’s High School Alumni Association, St. Andrew High Old Girls Association, St. Hugh’s Alumnae Association of South Florida and Montego Bay High School Alumnae Assoc South Florida.
The 5th Annual soccer match between the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida and the St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida for the Dennis Ziadie Trophy will take place on Saturday April 18th, 2009 at the Central Broward Regional Park , in Lauderhill , Florida . Last year’s match drew over 800 spectators and supporters of both schools. The festivities will begin at 1.00 pm.
The annual match is in memory of Dennis Ziadie, who coached both schools to Manning Cup victories. This year will mark the 23rd year of the death of Dennis Ziadie in a car crash in Mexico at the 1986 World Cup.
This year’s soccer match is a part of the Jamaica College Old Boys Association “True Blue” weekend festivities which includes a True Blue party on April 17th, 2009 and a True Blue church service on April 19th, 2009.
Below is a list of the activities for the True Blue Weekend – April 17 – 19, 2009 .
Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida vs. St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida
Where: Central Broward Regional Park – 954-321-1170
(The new Central Broward Regional Park at the corner of State Road 7 and Sunrise Boulevard)
3700 N.W. 11th Place
Lauderhill , FL 33311
When: Saturday April 18th, 2009
Time: 1:00 pm – 8.00 pm
True Blue Weekend Party
Where: Sunset Lakes Community Center
2801 SW 186th Avenue
Miramar , FL 33029
Phone: (954) 602-3340
When: Friday April 17th, 2009
Time: 7:00 pm – 1:00 am
True Blue Church Service
Where: Church of the Holy Family
18501 NW Seventh Avenue
Miami Gardens , FL 33169
Phone: (305) 652-6797
When: Sunday April 19th, 2009
Time: 10:00 am