The quarter finalist teams in the gfa banks beer tournament are booked after six teams were sent packing from the tournament over the weekend.
On Sunday patrons braved the rain to witness two exciting match at the gfc ground, in the first match up played slingers defeated mondderlust 3-0 to earn their place in the quarterfinals .
The feature game of the night saw the nippy striker Gregory Jackie Chan Richardson opening the account for alpha the hammer united as early in the first quarter of the game against pele , but a powerful strike from a free kick just in front of the sixteen yard box from Kanata Manning leveling the score one all sending the game into extra time, but it was alpha’s Dwayne Jacobs sealing their quarterfinal spot scoring from a corner kick. The game ended 2-1 in favor of alpha united.
On Friday over at the tucvill ground ,the last of the two linden teams were sent packing from the tournament as the army trash net rockets 8-1 and western tiger defeated mile rock 3-0,then on Friday at the gfc ground defending champions Camptown bounce winners connection 3-0 and Dem Amstel had to dig deep to defeat Mahaica DE terminators 2-1.
Tournament continue on Christmas day with quarterfinals action at the gfc ground
And in Guinness in the streets action
The small community of tiger bay would surely have something to celebrate this Christmas as queen streets tiger bay defeated stevedore housing scheme 2-0 to reclaim the banks , Guinness greatest of the streets Georgetown leg title .the tiger bay team also claimed the grand prize of five hundred thousand dollars.
Third place also went to tiger b+ay as Hope Street tiger bay defeated Albouystown 1-0.
The West Indies will be looking to the One day series to regain some pride after being comprehensively beaten in the 3 test series 2-nil. The West Indies face New Zealand in the first of 5 one day matches on Boxing day and will be looking for a better all round performance. The latest test series defeat could see the WI slip in the test rankings to number 7.
And just before we go let’s tell u that Sachia Vickery the American tennis player with Guyanese parents has made it to the Australian Open main draw as a wildcard entry.
The 195th-ranked Vickery defeated her good friend Victoria Duval 6-2, 6-3 in the USTA playoff women’s final. Vickery also made it to the US open earlier this year where she lost in the second round.