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footballThe finals are set for Sunday in the GFA grassroots tournament after the 2 semi-finals last evening at the GFC ground bourda. Wortmanville Lodge blew away Laing Ave 6-1 and North East blanked North South 3 nil  to set up the finals  North south will play Laing Avenue to decide the 3rd place winner. GFA Gen Sec Mark Phillips said that the teams surprised him. Phillips said that hopefully next year the teams will be better prepared

He was also pleased with the turnout and had only praise for the community support.

And basketball fans continue to be entertained at the CASH where 13 teams are battling for top honours in the second division. Georgetown Amateur Basketball association President Michael singh talks about the structure of the tournament

He said the tournament is intended to keep the inactive players occupied.

And Forward marketing, a sports company based in Asia is collaborating with the GFF to push its vision of total development for the sport. Juliet Osbourne is the Sales and Marketing Representative who said that the talent in Guyana needs support.

The Company will be outfitting the national squads for upcoming competitions according to Osbourne.

There is also a huge incentive for the Senior National team known as the golden Jaguars

And all Guyana will be pinning their hopes on Clive Atwell who is left for the USA to continue training for his WBC Flyweight Featherweight clash with Johnny Gonzalez in Mexico City. One of Guyana’s world rated boxers of yesteryear Lennox Blackmore said he has lots of confidence in Atwell.


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