The Haslington Market Tarmac will be a hive of activity tonight when the final group round of the Three Peat Promotions/Guinness Cage Street-ball Championships commences from 19:00hrs with 12 matches.
According to an official release from the coordinators, “The tournament, dubbed the ‘East Coast Best vs. the Rest,’ will once again see the Haslington Market Tarmac as the combat zone for the expected thrill in what has become the most popular format in the sport locally.
“A number of teams are on the precipice of exiting the competition and among them are the country’s most celebrated team Sparta Boss, while other established teams such as Buxton Diamond, Melanie ‘A’, Beterverwagting ‘B’ and even the increasingly popular Uprising, all are in a must win situation to secure their berths in the Round of 16 segment,” the release stated.
In the opening clash, Broad Street will oppose Avocado Ballers from 19:00hrs while Victoria Church Yard battles North East La Penitence at 19:20hrs and Leopold Street engages Paradise from 19:40hrs.
The fourth matchup will pit Sparta Boss against home side Haslington Hypers at 20:00hrs while Back Circle tackles Melanie-B at 20:20hrs and Tiger Bay takes aim at Albouystown from 20:40hrs in the ‘Battle of the Ghetto’.
In the seventh matchup, Kitty Hustlers oppose Victoria Church Yard from 21:00hrs
In the final three matches, Melanie-A matches skills with Blazers from 22:00hrs, Plaisance opposes Belfield Warriors at 22:20hrs and Uprising battles Beterverwagting (BV)-B from 22:40hrs.
The event is sponsored by entities such as Banks DIH under its Guinness and Power Wine brands, Clarks footwear giants Chetsons, E- Networks Inc., KSM Investments, Yhip’s Bakery, Brass Aluminum & Cast Iron Foundry (BACIF), Ray’s Auto Sales, Y.K. Investments, Trophy Stall, Express Shipping, Woodpecker Products, National Sports Commission, ‘C’ Division of the Guyana Police Force, Jai Signs & Auto Designs, Gaming Authority, Julius Variety Store and C & C Prestigious Styles.