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Sports 30thA new Champion will be crown in this year’s GFA Banks Beer Cup football competition; the finals will be contested between Slinger Football Club and Santos.
The winning club will pocket a whopping 4 million dollars and the Banks DIH trophy.
In semi-final action played at the GFC ground last night Santos played to a hard fought 2-1 victory over the Guyana Defence Force.
The army was budding with confidence after creating the upset of the tournament with a stunning Victoria over the country top team ALPHA UNITED.
When the game got started the ARMY showed little respect for Santos squandering several goal scoring opportunities, but they were met with some strong defensive tactics along with skilful goal keeping from national goalkeeper  Richard Reynolds.
A still shock army Coach Denzel Thompson was lost for word as he tries to explain what went wrong with his players.
Santos is celebrating fifty years as a club, and Santos Manager Frank Paris stated winning the championship would mean so much for the club.
The feature  game of  the night saw  Slinger  Football Club squeezing  pass Western Tigers  1-0 after  two  teams were deadlock in battle . The western Tigers have only themselves to blame after a defensive error resulted in the only goal of the match.
The final is set for news year’s day but the venue is still undecided by the organizers.
And still in football
The two finalist team will be decided in the Kashif and Shanghai schools tournament later this evening at the police sports club ground.
At six the opening encounter would see digicel schools champions Wismar Christian burg playing St Georges Secondary then at eight Ash Education trust vs Waramadong   secondary.
Cricket
West indies  and  new Zealand  would  now have their eyes  set on the third one day internationals  in Queenstown, as The second ODI between New Zealand and West Indies was called off after persistent afternoon rain left the outfield  unplayable .
The umpires inspected the ground at 5pm – two-and-a-half hours after the scheduled start – under sunny conditions, but deemed the outfield unfit for play. The play was finally called off much to the disappointment of cricket fans there.
New Zealand is trailing 0-1 in the five-match ODI series. The teams will travel to Queenstown for the third ODI to be played on the New Year’s Day.

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