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Over 150 schools to participate in this year’s Digicel Schools Football tournament – 3rd Apr 2013

sportsOver one hundred and fifty schools are expected to participate in this year’s Digicel Schools Football tournament, which is scheduled for later this year.

The company’s Sponsorship Manager, Gavin Hope, announced that Digicel will be sponsoring the Technical Development Officer at the Guyana Football Federation, Linden France, at the Kick Start programme scheduled for Trinidad and Tobago next week.

For France, the opportunity will create a trickle-down effect to the participants in the Schools Football tournament.

He said with the exposure to the representatives of the London-based Chelsea Football Club, he expects to learn some new ideas and techniques of the game.

Upon France’s return, teachers and former national players will participate in a one-day coaching exercise, aimed at bringing them up to standards with coaching techniques.

This programme is being endorsed by the Guyana Football Federation.

Coaches from several Caribbean countries will also take part in the Digicel Kick Start programme.

In football, the two finalists in the Mayor Cup Knock Out tournament will be decided on Thursday.
Spectators are expected to be in a for good treat when the country’s top team Alpha “The Hammer” United tackles Den Amstel, while the mantel of newly formed team Slingers football Club against the mighty Guyana Defence Force.

The action would be at the GFC ground.

Finally to Cricket, It will be under floodlights that international cricket returns to the Guyana National Stadium tomorrow.

Following the defeat of Combine Colleges and Campuses by 46 runs against Guyana in the 2013 West Indies Cricket Board Regional 4-day tournament on Tuesday, Guyana will be looking to keep up they willing streak when they meet the CCC again, this time in a 50 over day and night match on Thursday.

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