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Local Boxing hope Dexter Marques will be looking to live up to his WBC/CABOFE flyweight champion status when he takes on his Jamaican counterpart Rudolph Cutting edge Hedge come Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. Marques is one of the headlines on the 5 fight card dubbed Jamaican Invasion and is hard in training for the bout
Marques is hoping to use the fight as a stepping stone to greater glory
His coach Lennox Daniels is confident that the Guyanese boxers will give a good account of themselves.
 
Football
The forensic audit into the affairs of the Guyana Football Federation is completed and according to the GFF President it should make for interesting reading. The report should be released at the Federation’s Congress due for late April
The audit was undertaken after the GFF’s Administration changed at the end of 2012.
And even as the administration is undergoing FIFA recommended restructuring this newscast understands that letters of no confidence signed by members of 2 sub associations East Coast and East Bank were received by President of the GFF Christopher Mathias.
Milo Petra U20 football finals have been decided after the 2 semi-finals over the weekend and it’s the Defending champs St George’s will clash with Lodge. St George’s had a dominant performance on Saturday with a 3-nil win over Christchurch and will be hard to stop in the finals. Lodge continued their good run with a 3-1 win over Dolphin secondary
A hattrick from Vurlon Mills pushed Slingerz to a 6 nil drubbing of Linden team Netrockers at Uitvlugt and tournament hosts Fruta Conquerors beat Poudroyen 3 nil. In the Namilco one love tournament over the weekend. The tournament continues on Saturday with Camptown playing New Amsterdam United at 6 in the afternoon and at 8 Alpha takes on Monederlust. The tournament concludes on the 20th of April and over 2 and a half million dollars in prize money is at stake.
Cricket
And the West Indies will have to play the match of their lives tomorrow against Pakistan if they want to reach the semifinals of the World 20/20 tournament. Both teams are have 2 wins each and with India already into the semis whoever wins this one will join them as only the 2 top teams go forward to the semis. WI coach Otis Gibson is calling for his team to be calm going into the game. The match is a night affair and the toss will be a vital one to win.
 The WI women will do battle with India as they look to maintain their unbeaten run. The WI women are the only team in the competition that haven’t lost a match and they are on 6 points level with England who have already played 4 matches.

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