A turbulent weekend for football especially at its special ordinary congress as the failure of a no confidence motion against the sitting GFF president failed to get enough support to unseat him. But Mathias showed courage in the face of the storm as he withstood the challenge.6 Associations walked out of the Congress after the no confidence motion failed. Fifa had 2 representatives observing the process and they were able to see the contentiousness that abounds in local football first hand. Development Officer Howard Mac Intosh said they were disappointed
The FIFA official said he hopes that the situation improves quickly.
President of the East coast association Aubrey Hutson said he does not believe that the GFF President is suited to head the Federation given all that is happening.
The Electoral Committee also removed itself from the meeting after some associations felt that they were not a properly constituted body. The Chairman Joseph Hamilton and member Euclin Gomes shared their views.
Guyana stands to lose a substantial sum towards its Goal project if the issues facing local football are not ironed out quickly. The Congress of the GFF will meet again in 45 days to give it another go to elect a new leadership.
And alpha turned back a stiff challenge from the GDF with a 1-nil scoreline to Capture the Namilco one love reloaded tournament at the GFC ground last night. The game was deadlocked nil all at the end of regulation with both teams missing out on scoring opportunities. the deadlock would only be broken in extra time by Alpha Jamaican import Mark Miller who said he was glad for the opportunity to play for the local top club
Alpha coach Wayne Dover said though his team played badly they still had the presence of mind to find a goal from somewhere