Richard Bacchus, Floyd Conway & Joshua Lalbachan teamed up to represent New Amsterdam ‘A’ and defeated Corriverton ‘A,’ comprising of Gibran Hussain and Sherwin Sahadeo to take top honours 3-1 when the curtains came down on the Berbice Table Tennis Sub Association 8 teams Table Tennis tournament at the Port Mourant Training School, September 15 last.
Activities were conducted under the auspices of the Guyana Table Tennis Association and got underway on Sunday September 8 with the round robin segment which saw four teams from New Amsterdam and a similar number from Corriverton divided into two groups. The winner and runner up from each group advanced to the semifinals and those winners faced off in the finals.
Former National U15 player, Joshua Lalbachan, was in devastating form and defeated Gibran Hussain 3-2 and Sherwin Sahadeo 3-0 to lead his team to victory. New Amsterdam ‘A’ also won the doubles with Lalbachan teaming up with Bacchus to defeat Hussein and Sahadeo 3-2. Corriverton’s lone win came from Hussain who defeated Conway.
The organizers will select players for the second annual Berbice Open Table Tennis Championships later this year. That tournament will be staged over a two days period and sponsored by overseas based Guyanese, Berbician, Souvenir Ranmdyal, a 2009 Hall of Fame Realtor of Queens NY; several overseas based Guyanese are expected to participate.
Earlier in the second semifinal, the New Amsterdam A squad of Bacchus, Conway and Lalbachan made light work of the New Amsterdam ‘C’ team of Tony Amerally, Levan Butchey and Ryan Anderson, whipping them 3-0.
Meanwhile, in the third place play off, the New Amsterdam “B” team consisting of Nicholas Lawrence, Stephan Sankar and Jordan Conway, rebounded from their semifinal loss to Corriverton ‘A’ and defeated the New Amsterdam ‘C’ team 3-2 to finish third.
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