Santos, Northern Rangers win as Corona Beer football tournament commences

Santos hammered Pele FC 4-0 when the inaugural Corona Beer Invitational Football Championship commenced Sunday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda.

Robby McGloggan opened the scoring in the ninth minute, finishing into the lower left corner past the advancing goalkeeper from inside the centre of the box, after racing onto a through pass.

Kenroy Demonick doubled their lead two minutes later directing his towering header into the top left corner after latching onto a right side corner-kick inside the centre of the area.

Joshua Parvatan extended the advantage in the 65th minute, evading several challenges while entering the left of the box during a solo run, before hammering a right foot thunderbolt into the top right corner.

The result was then sealed in the 90th+1 minute as Orin Yarde scored via a right foot strike which rolled under the body of the goalkeeper and into the lower left corner.

Meanwhile, Northern Rangers downed Eastveldt 2-0. Own goal in the 22nd minute opened the scoring, while Sunil Logan scored in the 64th minute. Also, Riddim Squad and Flamingo battled to a 0-0 result.

The tourney continues today at the same venue with three matches. At 17:00hrs, Western Tigers will battle Black Pearl, while GFC engage Camptown from 19:00hrs.

The final fixture will witness GPF taking aim at Beacons FC from 21:00hrs. The event, which will be played in an initial group format, features 12 teams under the umbrella of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA).

Group-A consists of Northern Rangers, Eastveldt, Riddim Squad, Flamingo, Pele and Santos. Group-B features Western Tigers, Guyana Police Force (GPF), GFC, Camptown, Beacons and Black Pearl. Upon the completion of the group round, the elimination stage will commence.

The winning team will receive $1,000,000 and the championship trophy while the second, third and fourth placed finishers will pocket, $400,000, $200,000 and $100,000 respectively.


Volcanoes hold nerve to lift Super50 title

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – Windward Islands Volcanoes held their nerve to beat defending champions Barbados Pride by three wickets in a dramatic Regional Super50 final here late yesterday and lift the domestic 50-overs title for the first time in five years.

Dow-Richardson urges region to rally behind West Indies women

Deputy Director of Sport Melissa Dow-Richardson has urged the Regional team to defend their home court and title at the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup which will be held in the Region in November this year.

Moore, Billingy capture Banks Malta U9 TT titles

Malachi Moore and Jasmine Billingy served their way to the boys and girls’ under nine titles in the inaugural Banks Malta Supreme table tennis tournament at the Queen’s College Auditorium, yesterday.

By ,

Banks DIH to be mega sponsor of Triple Crown Series

Like a good neighbour, Banks DIH Limited is there. It was disclosed recently that the local conglomerate has signed on to be a main sponsor of the Triple Crown Series.

GFF/GBI launch Kool Kidz grassroots programme

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) in partnership with the Guyana Beverage Incorporated (GBI) yesterday launched the GFF/Kool Kidz Grassroots Programme at the former’s Section-K Campbellville headquarters.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

We built 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