24-hour footy match in memory of student

Pupils will take part in a 24-hour football match to raise funds for charity in memory of a former college friend who died from cancer.

Thirty students from St Paul’s Catholic College will take it in turns to play an 11-a-side football tournament from 7pm on July 4 until 7pm on July 5.

They will hold the event to raise funds for The Teenage Cancer Trust in memory of the college’s former pupil Angus Rowland, who died from cancer in 2011.

Members of the public are welcome to watch the event which will be held at the college Astroturf.

William Zammit, 17, the event organiser, said the college has held many fundraisers over the last few years in aid of a trust which was set up in memory of Angus called ‘Angus Rowland ForgetMeNot Fund’. The trust raises money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research.