T20 cricket returns to the Guyana National stadium as Guyana and Trinidad battle it out on Friday
Cricket: T20 cricket returns to the Guyana National stadium as Guyana and Trinidad battle it out on Friday and Saturday. Guyana will be led by Christopher Barnwell after Ramnaresh Sarwan is out with a wrist injury.
Tennis: Sachia Vickery will take heart from this year’s campaign into the Tennis season next year as her campaign came to a halt in the second round of the US Open yesterday. Facing an opponent ranked 118 in the world, Vickery’s inexperience showed as she squandered 2 opportunities to take the first set and ended up losing the match in straight sets. For Vickery, however, it was an experience that will make her tougher as her career continues to take shape.
Football: Slingers Goal for Gold football tournament is set and ready to go while all systems are in place for the big grudge match this Sunday according, Colin Aaron, who is the organizer. The finals is seen as a grudge match with West Demerara Slingerz FC seeking revenge over Georgetown top team Alpha ‘the hammer’ United.
On the last occasion the two teams teams met, Alpha pulled out a close 1-nil win over Slingerz.
And former Trinidad International Shaka Hislop said young persons aspiring to a career in sports will have to be disciplined. Hislop played for Trinidad in the 2006 World Cup and also played in the Premier League in Europe.
Hislop, who works with ESPN as an analyst, is in Guyana as part of E-Networks’ 10th anniversary celebrations. He said at times it was pretty tough, but he had to balance his academics and sport.
Newcastle United,West Ham and Portsmouth are some of the teams he played for during a 15-year career span.