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Guyana National Squad to face off Pakistan in July 14 warm-up match at GCC ground – 3rd Jul 2013

imagesFootball: Several football associations including the Berbice Football Association  are publicly throwing its support  in the direction in which the new executive of the Guyana Football Federation is heading in terms of developing football in the country.

At that AGM President Christopher Mathias said that several decisions on the advancement of football locally were made.

But not all of the Federations are satisfied with the state of play, for President of the Essequibo Football Association, she wants the GFF to look at women’s football in the country.

Meanwhile, the meeting was overshadowed with a financial report which painted a bleak financial outlook for the federation.

Cricket: The Guyana National squad will engage  Pakistan in a warm-up match on July 11, at the Georgetown Cricket Club Ground.

The 14-member squad would be captain by West Indies cricketer Veerasammy Permaul and would be coach by former National Cricketer  Esuan Crandon.

The match will give the tourists some practice ahead of the West Indies and Pakistan One Day Internationals, starting on  July 14  at the Guyana National Stadium in Providence.

Cycling: After a successful staging of the National Race of Champions over the weekend, The National Cycling Federation headed by President Cheryl Sampson came in for some criticisms from some senior cyclists.  Some of the riders said they are furious after they were deserted by members of the federation during the race meet.

But the President Cheryl Sampson wasted no time in acknowledging the federation’s guilt.

She also added there were several last minute glitches that affected the planning of the event, but hopes that the federation could  correct its mistakes next time around.

Boxing: The Guyana Boxing Board of Control fight night boxing card which was cancelled  over the weekend will be stage this Friday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

The boxing card which was held at the  Uitvlugt community centre ground for the first time was stopped  prematurely  when heavy winds and rain came, damaging the tent covering the boxing ring.

Chess: After four rounds of battle, Reigning National Senior Champion Taffin Khan  has  dominated  his senior category while his junior counterpart Anthony Drayton was  ahead of the younger players among the twenty-two chess players who converged at the CARIFESTA Sports Complex over the weekend to vie for supremacy at chess in the annual TROPHY STALL tournament.

With three more rounds to go, the tournament is not without its share of upset victories.

As Canada-based Raymond Singh, a former National Senior Champion,  losing two of his chess battles to junior players.

The tournament continues on Thursday.

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