Guyana’s Tigers roar to hockey win over Malvern
-Canadian club takes men’s first division title
Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Tigers defeated Malvern of Trinidad and Tobago 4-2 in the women’s final when the Diamond Mineral Water International Indoor Hockey Festival concluded on Sunday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue.
Kerensa Fernandes opened the scoring for the local giants with a cheeky deflection from a penalty corner pass in the third minute. Leading scorer of the female division Krezia Layne levelled the score line for Malvern through a penalty corner conversion in the sixth minute.
GCC would answer back one minute later in the form of a Trisha Woodroffe strike from a penalty corner effort as the local side held on to their one-goal lead going into the halftime.