Guyana’s hockey on the rise – GHB president

President of the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB), Philip Fernandes, has praised the local contingent for their outstanding performance at the recently concluded, Diamond Mineral Water Indoor Hockey Tournament.

According to Fernandes, “the results were very good for Guyana, the Guyanese teams won all three divisions,” further noting, “in fact the Trinidadian clubs that were here are very strong opposition and it really shows our clubs over the years have advanced in what they do, their hockey quality is up and I think it’s good for the country because it means you know we are getting places.”

The GHB president pointed out that there were a number of younger players coming out to participate in the competition and gave the example of players as young as 14 years old coming to the front of the tournament to which he credits the implementation of school programmes…..