Mar 31, 2013 Sports Comments Off on Pele take on Camptown as 3rd edition of Camptown Easter extravaganza culminates
Camptown FC defeated Northern Rangers 4-1 on penalty kicks while Pele defeated Rhythm Squad 4-2, also on penalty kicks to advance to the finals when the Camptown Football Club, in collaboration with patron of the club, Gordon ‘Dice’ VanRossum, staged the opening of the 3rd edition of the Easter extravaganza at their Campbellville Housing Scheme football ground, Wednesday March 27 last.
Pele and Camptown will now go head to head in the final slated for
Wednesday April 3 where the winner will pocket $200,000 in a winner take all affair but that match will be staged after an exhibition match between a New York All Stars team and their Guyanese counterparts which kicks off following the curtain raiser, a youth game between two teams to be named later.
The tournament benefitted from additional sponsorship from JHM Barber Shop of New York and On the Mike, a radio programme in New York that highlights upcoming talents and Pieces and things of Charlotte Street, Georgetown.
Meanwhile, as part of the Easter celebration activities, the Camptown Football Club in collaboration with Energy Entertainment will also stage a kite flying competition and fun day on their play ground tomorrow morning. Fans will be entertained with several 5 a-side football games for lucrative prizes. There will also be a bun eating competition as well as a kite flying competition where the best three competitors will receive lucrative prizes. The organizers would like to encourage the attendance of all Guyanese in what they term good clean fun.
Meanwhile, Mr. VanRossum will also be handing out several pieces of gear including boots and balls to several youths to aid in their continued development.
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