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sportsGuyana’s long a waited fifa  gold  project, namely the setting up of a national football training facility,  could move ahead with the second  visit of FIFA’s developmental officer Howard MC Intosh.

 He is here to follow up on the advancement of  the project along with other matters .

This afternoon the  developmental   officer  along  with officials of  the  GUYANA  FOOTBALL FEDERATION  met with  the minister  of cultural youth and sports  Dr. frank Anthony .

 The  gold project is to receive  special funding  from  fifa  and is proposed  to be built  at the site of the  synthetic  track and field facilities at Lenora, West coast of Demerara . Towards this end, FIFA and the Government are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding  

President of the federation Christopher Matthias spoke with Capitol News about the visit of the FIfA representative. 

The Guyana gold project has been long in the making, but was stalled due to several difficulties.


Following Guyana’s    114-run victory over Ireland in their opening match in the NAGICO Super50 cricket tournament at the Queen’s Park Oval last Friday night, captain of the victorious Malta Supreme Guyana team, Christopher Barnwell, said the importance of having a strong batting line-up was a priority for his team.

Guyana goes into action tomorrow Tuesday, when they face defending champions Windward Islands in their second game, knowing very well that a win will guarantee them a place in the semi-finals, with one round to spare, which is the upcoming clash against Jamaica on Saturday.


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