Turbo Energy Drink knockout champs receive prize money

Camptown FC’s captain Lezhan Lord (right) receives the winning trophy along with the $500,000 cash prize from GBI’s Commercial Manager, Samuel Arjune in the presence of team-mates and officials of the Guyana Beverage Company.

Camptown Football Club was yesterday presented with their prize monies and the championship trophy for winning the inaugural Turbo Energy Drink Knockout Football Championship at a simple presentation ceremony held at the Guyana Beverage Incorporated Headquarters, Diamond.

The Campbellville based unit secured the title, after upsetting the Guyana Police Force (GPF) 1-0 on December 3rd at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
For their showing, Camptown collected $500,000 and the championship trophy. GPF for their efforts, walked away with $250,000 and the corresponding accolade.
Meanwhile, Pouderoyen, who needled Grove Hi-Tech 1-0 to clinch the third position, received $125,000 and a trophy while Grove Hi-Tech pocketed $75,000 and the respective trophy. The event was coordinated by the Petra Organization.

On the individual side, Camptown FC’s goalkeeper Richie Richards was adjudged the event’s Most Valuable Player.

Troy Mendonca, Petra Co-Director and one of the tournament organisers, stated, that the tournament was a success, adding, “In the end football won, we had a great response from the fans, the players and the clubs.”

Guyana Beverage Incorporated Commercial Manager Samuel Arjune thanked the players and the tournament organizers for a well-executed event, adding, “We at GBI stand ready to support sport development in Guyana.”


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