Pee Wee Under 11 Football Tourney set to kick off September 28
Football: The fourth annual schools Pee-wee u-11 football tournament is set to kick off on September 28th at the Thirst Park ground. The tournament was officially launched today at one of the major sponsors, Courts Guyana’s head office. Managing Director of Courts said that his company is pleased to be associated with the development of the tournament.
It is the hope of two of the major sponsors Banks DIH and the Minister of Education that the tournament could produce stars in the near future.
More young talents would be showcased this year as tournament coordinator PETRA added eight more schools to the tournament
Defending champion is Marian Academy while over three million dollars in cash and prizes would be up for the taking.
Pele football club is appealing for the fans to come out and support them as they try to rise to the top of the football fraternity in Guyana.
The Club received a quantity of football shoes compliments of Sankar’s Auto works and Pele player Marvin Joseph made an appeal to the fans to come back. A Sankar’s representative also spoke of their support for the club.
Pele football club was established some 42 years ago and has produced some of Guyana’s outstanding players.
The FIFA World cup trophy will be in Guyana sometime in October as the trophy makes it way closer to the venue of the 2014 world Cup.
The Caribbean leg of the journey will begin in Jamaica on Oct 5th & 6th before moving on to several other Football playing Nations. The World Cup will be played in Brazil, at the end of April 2014.
Athletics: AAG President Aubrey Hutson says that the Ministry of Education must ensure that pupils are taught well during the school hours so that they can focus on extra-curricular activities. Hutson said the disconnect is showing in the athletes they are producing.
Hutson said there are several educational institutions ready to engage our athletes but they have to be on par academically.
The AAG President says that the benefits of sport to young pupils cannot be over stated.