– kicks off tonight at National Gymnasium
With the inaugural Xtreme Clean Gold Rush Futsal Championship slated to start tonight at the National Gymnasium, Banks DIH Limited became the latest sponsor to support the venture, partnering under the GT Beer Brand yesterday during a simple presentation ceremony.
Speaking at the Thirst Park Conference Room, Banks DIH Limited Communication Officer Troy Peters said the company is elated to be a part of “this massive tournament”. Meanwhile, the event is programmed to kick off with the six elimination matches.
In the opening fixture at 19:00hrs, Agricola will oppose Beterverwagting (BV)-A, while the second matchup will pit Festival City against Albouystown from 19:30hrs.
The third fixture will witness Sophia opposing Dave and Celina All-Stars from 20:00hrs, while Showstoppers will battle Tigerbay in the fourth encounter at 20:30hrs.
In the final two matches, Broad Street will lock horns with Kitty at 21:00hrs and National Heavyweights Sparta Boss will engage West Back Road from 21:30hrs.
The event which features 24 teams competing for over $800,000 in cash and prizes, continues on tomorrow with the second round of elimination fixtures. The other playing dates are May 28th, June 6th, 8th, 13th, 15th and 17th.
The first two nights will be knockout fixtures, with the resulting 12 teams being divided into three groups of four. Upon the conclusion of the group round, the top two finishers in each pool and the best two third place finishers will advance to the quarterfinal round.
Entry to the venue will cost $300 on the first two nights, while each night, patrons will have the chance to win a pennyweight of gold and other cash prizes.
Agricola vs BV-A -19:00hrs
Festival City vs Albouystown-19:30hrs
Sophia vs Dave and Celina All- Stars -20:00hrs
Showstoppers vs Tigerbay -20:30hrs
Broad Street vs Kitty -21:00hrs
Sparta Boss vs West Back Road -21:30hrs
Fixtures for Saturday May 27th
Tucville vs Melanie -19:00hrs
Plaisance vs Alexander Village -19:30hrs
Bent Street vs Campbellville -20:00hrs
North East La Penitence vs Future Stars – 20:30hrs
Gold is Money vs North Ruimveldt – 21:00hrs
Back Circle vs Globe Yard-21:30hrs