Oct 26, 2015 Sports
Franklin Wilson was elected president of the East Bank Football Association (EBFA) when that entity held its AGM yesterday at the Kuru Kururu Community Centre, Kuru Kururu, Linden Soesdyke Highway, yesterday.
Chairman of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Normalisation Committee and General Secretary Diedre Davis were present to conduct the elections. There was one list of executives that was submitted to the association and subsequently the federation.
The other executives elected are First Vice President – Kevin Anthony, Second Vice President – Noel Harry, Secretary – Wayne Francois, Treasurer – Dwayne Lovell, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer – Roxanne Dey, Committee Members Clive Matthews, Seenauth Ramsahai, Marlon Leitch, John Woolford and Noel Punch.
In congratulating the new executive, Urling encouraged them to continue being committed to the development of the game in the association and by extension Guyana. He noted that the EBFA elections were the 14th the GFF has conducted in the ongoing process to have associations prepared constitutionally for the upcoming GFF elections on November 14.
Wilson in remarks thanked the clubs for the high level of confidence reposed in him and promised to guide the upward climb of the clubs and association in a positive direction pointing out that all must work together.
Wilson also congratulated Urling and his team for the fine job they have done in reviving Guyana’s football and promised to ensure that the good work they have done is built upon.
The EBFA will this Saturday conclude the Lens Craft Under-13 league with the final game which will see Agricola Red Triangle, which is already assured of the title, taking on Kuru Kururu Warriors.
Agricola are on 12 points the same as second placed Grove High Tech and third place Herstelling Raiders. Agricola have a goal difference of +16, Grove +7 and Herstelling +6.
Also on Saturday, the association will kick off its Under-17 league while the following Sunday, an Inter Village 7-a-side competition will get cracking. The association has taken a decision that they will commence its senior league early in 2016.
The Kuru Kururu Warriors club will collaborate with the Guyana Beach Soccer Association to run off a familiarization programme which will see matches being played on November 1st at Kuru Kururu, Herstelling and Diamond.
Clubs present at yesterday’s meeting were Agricola Red Triangle, Herstelling Raiders, Mocha Champs, Diamond United, Grove Hi Tech and Kuru Kururu Warriors. Unavoidably absent was Soesdyke Falcons.
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