Ansa McAl presents WDFA Stag Beer League prizes
Ansa McAl yesterday held a prize giving ceremony at its head office at Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara for the winners in the West Demerara Football Association (WDFA) Stag Beer League, which recently concluded.
Den Amstel Porknockers FC were crowned the 2012 League champions after they had defeated Uitvlugt Warriors FC on penalty shootout. Young Achievers FC and Stewartville United were the third and fourth place clubs respectively.
The teams received monetary awards, including $200,000, $140,000, $90,000 and $50,000 for finishing in the top four. Forward, Andre Hector was awarded the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, while Jeffery Perreira won the Highest Goal Scorer prize and keeper, O’Neil Heywood copping the Best Goalkeeper award.
Under the Stag Beer brand, two football associations’ senior football Leagues were sponsored and the results were heralded as satisfying. The League witnessed a resuscitation of football after a five-year period and an overwhelming support from fans of the nine participating clubs.
Marketing Assistant for Stag, John Maikoo, thanked the clubs for an incident free League and pledged his company’s commitment in continuing the support of the League. He noted that the League was good for football in Guyana.
Heywood, on behalf of the WDFA and the participating teams, thanked the sponsors for a timely support and pledged to continue to win under the Stag Beer Brand.