Jaguars look to end campaign on positive note

Members of the Golden Jaguars football team going through their recovery session yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell
in Grenada

Despite crashing out of this year’s Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Cup tournament, Guyana’s Golden Jaguars will look to go out on a positive note when they tackle Group Six foe, French Guiana, tonight at the National Stadium here in St George’s.

The senior men’s national team will be playing for pride as they have no chance of qualifying for next month’s finals in Antigua after they lost to the other Group Six teams, Haiti, one-nil on Wednesday and two-one to the host on Friday.

Coach Jamaal Shabazz intimated that despite being out of the competition, the locals will be looking “to go out with a bang” while giving some younger players some playing time.

Members of the Golden Jaguars football team going through their recovery session yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

“We have some young players like Pernell Shultz who have been doing well at the youth level and we think we are going to give one or two of the young players an opportunity to get some playing time said Shabazz”.

“In doing so though we have to keep the integrity of the competition and not go out with a team that will be slaughtered, so we still want to go out and fight hard and go out with a bang”.

The team already short handed by the absence of Gregory Richardson, Ronson Williams, Dwight Peters, Anthony Abrams and Konata Mannings through money related issues, will further be depleted because of bookings to Captain Chris Nurse and the unavailability of Vurlon Mills because of an important club engagement in Trinidad.

In their previous Group Six games, French Guiana drew with Grenada one-all on Wednesday and defeated Haiti, one-nil on Friday

Kick off time is 18:00hrs at the National Stadium.

The points standings heading into today’s games are as follows Grenada four points, French Guiana four points and Haiti three points. Guyana is in the cellar without a point.

The top two teams in this group will qualify for the final.

The Golden Jaguars starting 11 will most likely be made up of Derrick Carter (goalkeeper), Nick Millington, Treyon Bobb, Charles Pollard, Jake Newton, Walter Moore, Daniel Wilson, Shawn Beveney, Dwain Jacobs, Jamaal Smith and Kester Jacobs.

Comments  

Another win for Team Evolution’s DeNobrega

Yesterday, in perfect conditions for racing at the National Park, Paul DeNobrega sprinted off with the spoils of the feature 35-lap event of the fifth Banks DIH’s Non-Alcoholic 11-race programme.

By ,

Back Circle, Tigerbay, Future Stars, ESPN into semis

  Back Circle will battle Tigerbay, while Future Stars will oppose ESPN in the semifinal round, following quarter-final wins on Friday, in the 3rd Annual Xtra Beer ‘Ballers in the Summer’ Street Football Championship.

Knightriders crush Warriors by seven wickets

The Guyana Amazon Warriors’ horror run in this year’s edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) continued yesterday, as they crumbled to yet another defeat, this time falling by seven wickets to top of the table Trinbago Knightriders at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.

By ,

Windies crushed by an innings and 209 runs

BIRMINGHAM, England, CMC – West Indies suffered a humiliating innings and 209-run defeat in the historic day/night opening Test after losing 19 wickets in a devastating capitulation on Saturday’s third day at Edgbaston.

Guyana’s Men and Women play in today’s finals

Guyana’s Men’s and Women’s teams will have the opportunity to be crowned as Caribbean Champions when the NLA XXV Senior Caribbean Squash Championships conclude today in Kingstown, St.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

We built stabroeknews.com using new technology. This makes our website faster, more feature rich and easier to use for 95% of our readers.
Unfortunately, your browser does not support some of these technologies. Click the button below and choose a modern browser to receive our intended user experience.

Update my browser now

×