Digicel’s schools football tournament resumes today with double header

The seventh Annual Digicel Schools Football Championship will resume today at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora with a triple-header starting at 11:00hrs.

In the opening fixture, Vreed-en-Hoop battles Patentia Secondary, while Stewartville lock horns with Uitvlugt at 13:00hrs. In the final fixture at 15:00hrs, Goed Fortuin tackles Leonora Secondary.

The action will then move to the Berbice zone tomorrow with four matches.

Over at the Paradise ground in West Coast Berbice, No. #5 Secondary will oppose Rosignol Secondary from 13:00hrs, while Fort Wellington Secondary will faceoff with Frasers Education Institute at 15:00hrs.

At the Burnham Park ground, East Coast Berbice, Berbice High engages Berbice Educational Institute from 13:00hrs and Canje Secondary battles New Amsterdam Secondary from 15:00hr. The championship which is scheduled to conclude on July 31st, will feature more than 120 schools from each of the 10 administrative regions, competing in an elimination format.

Chase Academy is the defending champion, with Christianburg/Wismar the most successful school with four consecutive titles (2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015) in six successive final appearances.

The other winner of the tourney was Government Technical Institute (GTI) in the inaugural edition (2011). Winner of the event will receive $1,000,000 towards a school project and a trophy.

The second, third and fourth place finishers will collect $700,000, $400,000 and $350,000 towards a school initiative and the respective accolade.


Former Windies coach Simmons thrilled with Afghanistan fairytale qualification

HARARE, Zimbabwe, CMC – Former West Indies coach Phil Simmons is heading back to the ICC World Cup but this time with Afghanistan, and says the Asian outfit will be working on a few surprises over the next few months in preparation for the showpiece next year.

T/dad Harvard rugby team throws down gauntlet to top local rugby clubs

If you are a fan of explosive rugby action, then the National Park is the place to be today to witness the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU)/Hairoun Beer Sevens tournament.

Floodlights surge to victory over Regal Masters

Ramesh Narine guided Floodlights Masters to a 12-run victory over nemesis Regal Masters in the Masters Over-45 year old final of the 2018 Orlando Cup, which ended last Sunday at Hogshead Park, Florida.

GCS to hold fundraisers today for CARIFTA Games team

In an effort to help offset expenses for the CARIFTA Games Track and Field team destined for The Bahamas, members of the Guyana Community of Service (GCS) will once again be hosting fund raising activities today at Payless Variety Store on Wellington Street and the Giftland Mall at Pattensen.

Bravo not seeking Windies recall but remains available

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies all-rounder, Dwayne Bravo, has refuted international media reports suggesting he is actively seeking a return to the regional side for next year’s World Cup in England.


Not Ready to Subscribe ?

You can still join over other 15,000 subscribers and receive FREE breaking news alerts as they happen and the morning brief featuring top stories of the day. 

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