Next Saturday four games will open the GFF inter-association tournament with the opening encounter being Georgetown vs East Coast. The tournament was launched this afternoon and the fixtures were released. The GFF also donated equipment and gear to the eight associations that will be participating . GFF executive Keith O’Jeer said the associations will feel better now that they have their own equipment.
The GFF official said that there is still a long way to go in reshaping Guyana’s football.
The Scotiabank/Pepsi School Academy continued today in Linden with Linden Foundation clashing with New Silver City with male and female teams .
On Saturday Wismar Christainburg and Mc Kenzie high will also clash in both male and female action. The Saturday matches are at 9;30 and 11 in the morning at the Wisburg Sec School Gd.
On Saturday in Georgetown too there will be four games at the Ministry of Education’s ground at ten it’s Tutorial High and School of the Nations and at 130 Tucville and Bishops will meet in male games.
On Sun 13th Females will be in action – 10:00 hrs St Georges High and Christ Church Sec will meet and at 11:30 hrs Tucville Sec and East Ruimveldt Sec will clash.
In Berbice, matches were played on Tuesday and Thursday. Tuesday BEI beat Tutorial 3-1 while on Thursday Berbice Highblanked Vryman’s Erven seven-nil.
Action in Berbice continues after the Easter break.
The Georgetown Cricket Association and The Brainstreet Group are again coming together for the GCA Under-15 Cricket Competition 2014. The competition gets underway on Monday 14th April and will see matches being played during each week of the Easter Holidays at a number of venues in Georgetown.
The Competition will involve ten teams; Everest CC, GYO, GNIC, DCC “A”, DCC “B”, GCC, Malteenoes SC, St Stanislaus College, Transport SC and Bel Air Rubis. Once again the competition will be in two phases. The League phase, and the Cup phase; Demerara Cricket Club will be trying to do the double for a fourth year having won both the League and the Cup competitions in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Rugby players have started their training at the National Park in preparation for the NACRA championships in Barbados in May . Coach Larry Adonis said that they have a short time to get ready for the NACRA championships but the players should be able to get in shape pretty fast
Guyana will also play Trinidad here in June and Adonis said they will have to focus a lot on strengthening the team’s defence
Five overseas based players are in the squad but Adonis said they will still have to work to make the team.