In an effort to aid preparation, the Petra Organization has donated one football to each of the 24 competing teams for the upcoming Corona Beer Futsal Championship which begins on the 24th February at the National Gymnasium, on Mandela Avenue.
The presentation, which also witnessed the teams being briefed on the rules of the event, took place at the Brandsville Hotel, Prashad Nagar on Tuesday.
Petra Organization Co-Director Troy Mendonca, thanked the teams for their continued support, which has developed significantly following the birth of street football.
Mendonca also thanked the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the National Referees Council for their continued efforts to develop the sport.
Meanwhile, Stanley Lancaster, GFF Head of Referee Department, thanked the Petra Organization for sponsoring the recently concluded Futsal Refresher Course.
Winner of the event will receive $600,000 and the championship trophy, while the second, third and fourth place finishers will receive $300,000, $150,000 and $75,000, respectively.
Similarly, the winner of each group will pocket $40,000, while the second, third and fourth placed teams will collect $30,000, $20,000 and $10,000, respectively.