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Two players hospitalized after lightning strike in Manning Cup game at Stadium East

Voice of JC's head coach Davion Ferguson

Two players are now in hospital after a lightning strike at the ISSA Manning Cup match between Jamaica College and Wolmer's Boys' at Stadium East had to be called off due to the inclement weather on Monday. RJR Sports understands that a total of four players, two from either side were affected by the lightning strike which forced the abortion of the match in the 84th minute.

Wolmer's had come from behind and were leading JC 2-1 when the incident occured. Garrington Baker opened the scoring for JC in minute number 14, but Wolmer's were level on the stroke of half time through Orlando Russell.

The Wolmerians were ahead just 4 minutes after the resumption through Deshawn Bernard. JC had the opportunity to draw level but Phillon Lawrence missed a penalty in minute 54. JC were down to ten men in minute 59 after Omar Thompson was sent off for a second bookable offence. Camperdown blanked Meadowbrook 10-0 in another encounter.

 

 

 

 



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