Petra Organisation’s Futsal c/ships set to kick off Monday

The number one Futsal tournament, the Petra Organization Championships, will kick off  Monday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue with six elimination fixtures.

In the opening fixture at 19:30hrs, North East La Penitence will lock horns with Leopold Street. At 20:15hrs, Festival City will play West Back Road.

The third contest will pit Tucville against Kitty Weavers from 21:00hrs, whilst the fourth fixture will witness North Ruimveldt engaging Agricola Champion Boys from 21:45hrs.

In the final two fixtures of the night, Broad Street Bullies engages Channel-9 Warriors from 22:30hrs and losing finalist Sparta Boss matches skills with Globe Yard from 23:15hrs.

The event resumes on Thursday at the same venue with the final six elimination matches. At 19:30hrs, Hustlers will lock horns with Tiger Bay while West Front Road-Gold is Money opposes crowd favourite Camp Street All-Stars at 20:15hrs.

At 21:00hrs, Albouystown will face-off with Campbellville in the third affair while Alexander Village battles Sophia in the fourth showdown from 21:45hrs.

The final two contests of the evening will pit defending champion Bent Street against Stevedore Housing Scheme at 22:30hrs and East Ruimveldt heavyweight Back Circle against West Demerara giant Showstoppers at 23:15hrs.

Following the conclusion of the elimination round, the resulting 12 teams will be divided into three groups of four.

Upon the end of the round-robin stage, the top two finishers and the best two third ranked teams from the respective groups will progress to the quarterfinal phase.

Winner of the tournament will collect $400,000 and the championship trophy while the second, third and fourth place finishers will collect $200,000, $100,000 and $50,000 respectively and the correspondingly accolade. The event is set to conclude April 15th.


Shillingford brilliant as Windwards/Guyana match ends in rare tie 

A colossal batting collapse by the Guyana Jaguars instigated by a brilliant bowling performance from off-spinner Shane Shillingford prevented the defending champions from registering another win in this edition of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) regional four-day tournament with the match ending in a rare tie at the Guyana National stadium Providence.

Windies up against it after batting collapses

HAMILTON, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies’ batting crumbled meekly on day two of the second Test against New Zealand here yesterday, leaving the Caribbean side needing a Herculean effort to stay alive in the contesst at Seddon Park.

Attempted robbery mars Guinness semis

A thrilling night of semi-final action in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Zone, was brought to an abrupt end following an attempted armed robbery by unknown individuals at the Albouystown Tarmac.

GBA raises $200,000 towards St Lucia trip

There is good and bad news for the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) and its presence at the third annual Caribbean Devel-opment Boxing Tourna-ment scheduled  for St Lucia from Wednesday to Saturday.

Jaikaran re-elected GCC president

Deputy Mayor of Georgetown Lionel Jaikaran was recently reelected president of the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) following the staging of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of office bearers.

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