Portmore and Waterhouse Top Football Competitions

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By: Devon Anderson and Dwight Fraser

portmore_united_FC.jpgPortmore United won the National Premier League played by top football club's in Jamaica. Twelve teams vied for pole position, with Portmore United coming out on top. After playing 38 games, of which they won 21, drew 12 and lost 5, amassed a total of 75 points to walk away with the trophy.

Tivoli Gardens came second with 66 points, Boy's Town third with 58 points, last season champions, Harbour View fourth with 51 points and Waterhouse fifth with 47 points.

Coached by former Reggae Boyz defender Linval Dixon, the champions had a strong nucleus of National players with experience and youth.

Seba United and August Town were both demoted to their respective confed Super Leagues, while two teams will come up based on a playoff format.

Meanwhile, the Wayne Fairclough coached Waterhouse captured the nation's top knock-out competition the City of Kingston (COK) cup when they tagged Tivoli Gardens by 2-goals-to-nil on Tuesday at the Harbour View Mini Stadium.

The Drewsland based club recieved Jamaican $300,000 while Tivoli took home $200,000 for their efforts.