Grove Hi-Tech and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), will face off today at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora, for the right to be crowned the inaugural Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Super 16 Year-end Classic’ champion.
Although the clash at 21:00hrs is expected to keenly contested, the army unit is being viewed as the favourite in the eyes of many pundits.
GDF’s path to the championship matchup, consisted of wins over Pouderoyen, Winners Connection (via penalty shoot-out) and Milerock.
In total, the offensive line of the army unit has recorded six goals. Siblings Delroy and Delwyn Fraser leads a strike force, which also boast capable names such as Jeffrey Perreira and Sherwin Caesar.
On the defensive end, GDF boasts the superior record, with only three goals conceded.
On the other hand, the East Bank Demerara unit took a battle tested path to the final, securing wins over Western Tigers, Guyana Police Force and Fruta Conquerors.
In many circles, they are being dubbed ‘the giant killers’ due to the aforementioned results. From the attacking perspective, Grove Hi-Tech has tallied eight goals.
This superior goal scoring ratio was made possible by their dangerous quartet of Domini Garnett, Kelsey Benjamin, Curtez Kellman and Denzil Crawford.
On the defensive end, Grove Hi-Tech has conceded an unwanted five times, a statistic that needs to remedied, if they are to emerge victorious.
Meanwhile, Fruta Conquerors will match skills with Milerock in the earlier third place playoff at 18:30hrs.
Winner of the event will pocket $2,000,000 and a trophy, while the runner-up will collect $1,000,000 and the respective accolade.
On the other hand, the third and fourth place finishers will walk away with $500,000 and $250,000 correspondingly.
GDF vs Grove Hi-Tech
Fruta Conquerors vs Milerock