BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Lionel Messi will one day be regarded as the greatest footballer of all time, said Argentina coach Sergio Batista after watching his two-goal Champions League display for Barcelona against Real Madrid.
By Treiston Joseph
The week-long celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of Pele Football Club hosted by the Pele Alumni past greats continued yesterday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground with a coaches seminar/tutorial along with a mini-camp for kids 12 years old and under.
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany, (Reuters) – Manchester United outclassed Schalke 04 in a one-sided Champions League semi-final first leg yesterday, with goals from Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney securing a 2-0 win for the English side.
Sunburst Camptown produced a stirring performance against Fruta Conquerors in the final of the Mayor’s Cup Knockout Tournament which earned them the title Thursday night at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Ground.
Star Boys Ralph Alexander and Jermaine Mc Bean recorded two of the tournament’s fastest goals on the fifth night of action in the inaugural Linden Guinness Greatest of the Streets Futsal competition at the Silver City Hard court on Wednesday night.
The Guyana Football Federation will stage matches in the Under-15 Inter Association and Super League competitions today.
At the Blairmont Development Centre ground, East Bank and Berbice will clash at 1pm in an Inter- Association
Striker Richard “Shaka” Roy scored a goal on either side of the half as Digicel T&T Pro League champions, Defence Force strolled to a comfortable 3-0 win over Guyana’s Milerock to secure a semifinal spot in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar on Friday night.
-‘The Hammer’ humbles River Plate to progress to next round of CFU club c/ships
Alpha `The Hammer’ United claimed its first victory in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) club championships when they defeated River Plate FC in a thrilling encounter at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Ground, Bourda yesterday.
Central Executive Officer of Caribbean Cargo Shipping, Franklin ‘Bobby’ Vieira has donated two trophies towards the ongoing Len’s Craft Optical/Sunburst Orange Juice Under-15 football tournament being played in Georgetown.
MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Midfielder Owen Hargreaves’ Manchester United career could be over after manager Alex Ferguson said the luckless player’s latest injury would keep him out for the rest of the season.
The Georgetown Football Association continued its push to be regularized and duly constituted under its umbrella body, Guyana Football Federation, when they submitted the relevant documents yesterday to facilitate this process.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Manchester City would ease some of the hurt inflicted on them over the last four decades by Manchester United if they were to win their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium tomorrow and end United’s treble hopes.
– Claudio Alvarez
Manager of the visiting River Plate Football Club Claudio Alvarez yesterday stated that his team was ready to play Guyana’s top team Alpha United in two matches in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships at the Guyana National Stadium and GCC Ground.