Mayor’s Cup semis set for tomorrow
The semifinals in the Mayor’s Cup Annual Knockout Inter-Ward football Fiesta will be played tomorrow, starting at 18:30 hrs, at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground.
The action will see West Ruimveldt and Bourda collide in what is expected to be a fierce battle judging from the two teams’ previous performances in the tournament.
Dwayne Alli, Devon Millington, Philip Rowley, Nedd Fraser and Sherman David will lead West Ruimveldt. Bourda team will be gunning to pressure West Ruimveldt with their strong line-up which includes striker Roy Stanton who scored in the quarter-finals in the 79th minute against Kuru Kururu, Keshawn Blackman, Keon Solomon, Allan Spence and Ronell McClean.
The second match at 20:30hrs will be a skirmish between Wortmanville and West Ruimveldt Estate and will see top football players spearheading both teams.
Forefront players for Wortmanville are Pernell Shultz, Eon Alleyne, Colin Edwards, Dellon Williams, Joshua Brown, Paul Daniels and Royan Morrison. West Ruimveldt Estate will be coming out with their ‘A’ game to earn a spot in the final and also to stamp their authority against the Wortmanville boys. The Pedro brothers (Hubert and Michael), Michael Oie, Stellon David and Randolph Morrison will lead West Ruimveldt Estate in the battle against Wortmanville.
Banks DIH Ltd has donated the top prize of $500,000, while Digicel took care of the second prize of $250,000. Beepat and Sons has donated $150,000 for the team finishing in the third place, while the Guyana Beverage Company provided the $100,000 fourth prize.
Several other corporate entities have also contributed to the success of the tournament, including MACORP, John Fernandes Ltd, Nazar Mohamed of Mohamed’s Enterprise, Lombard Street, CIDI, General Equipment Guyana Ltd, New Thriving Restaurant, Sterling Products and Courtney Benn Construction Company.