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.