Quashie Amasses Over a Dozen Goals In Three Matches to Lead Scoring Across All Divisions in Schools Football

National youth player, Eroy Gonsalves, has scored six goals for SJA in the Boys Undr-20 Division. Leading goal-scorer across all divisions, Nafisa Quashie
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By Neto Baptiste

National Under-14 Girls footballer and Antigua Girls’ High School (AGHS) striker, Nafisa Quashie, has amassed a total of 14 goals across two divisions in the Cool & Smooth Joma Caribbean Schools Football Competition and leads two separate age categories following a total of three matches.

The daughter of former Empire and national midfielder Lennie Quashie and Assistant Superintendent of Police, Louisa Quashie, Nafisa has scored eight goals in two appearances for her school in the under-20 division while she has scored another six in just one match in the under-16 division.

The young player, who recently represented Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-14 Girls Challenge held here in August, has amassed the most goals so far this year across all divisions for boys and girls. 

Meanwhile, Irresia Allen of the Princess Margaret School (PMS) is second in the Under-20 division with four strikes, while K’Niece Browne, also of PMS, is third with three conversions.

In the Boys Under-20 Division, national youth player Eroy Gonsalves of St Joseph’s Academy (SJA) and Josie Arias of Ottos Comprehensive School (OCS) are joint leading scorers with six goals each. They have both played three matches. Gonsalves is the son of former national player and captain, Garfield “Garry” Gonsalves.

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Leading goal-scorer across all divisions, Nafisa Quashie

Aquan Singh (OCS), Joylan Sinclair (OCS), Amos Christian (Clare Hall Secondary School) and Railique Browne (Irene B Williams) all have three strikes.

All Saints Secondary School’s (ASSS) Nashawn Gunthorpes dominates the Boys Under-16 Division with six goals, three clear of Antigua Grammar School’s (AGS) Samuel Brazier who sits in the second position with three goals.

In the Boys Under-14 category, Joshua James of SJA leads the scoring with six goals after just two matches. He is however followed closely by Mario Lewis (PMS), Iczjaire Sebastian (SJA), and Robert Jeffery of the Clare Hall Secondary School (CHSS) who have each scored five times.

Meanwhile, PMS dominates the standings in the Boys Under-14 with 15 points after five showings. All Saints Secondary lay second with 10 points, while OCS and CHSS are third and fourth respectively with nine points each. SJA and Sir Novelle Richards Academy, both with six points, are fifth and sixth respectively.

The race in the Boys Under-16 Division is poised with PMS (6pts), All Saints Secondary (6pts) and Irene B Williams (6pts) in first, second and third respectively all after three showings. AGS (4pts) and OCS (4pts) rounds off the top five.

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National youth player, Eroy Gonsalves, has scored six goals for SJA in the Boys Undr-20 Division.

All Saints dominates the Male Under-20 East Zone with 12 points and perfect record of four wins in four matches while PMS controls the West Zone with 10 points after the same number of matches. They have won three and drawn one.

AGHS and PMS are level in the Girls Under-20 category with both teams on six points and perfect records of two wins from two matches.

AGHS also leads the under-16 category of the girls’ competition on goal difference but are level with second placed Jennings Secondary School (JSS) on three points.

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