Apr 06, 2016 Sports
Pouderoyen FC were yesterday rewarded for winning the Den Amstel Mash Cup which was held from February 27 to March 12 on the West Coast of Demerara.
Pourderoyen defeated Uitvlugt FC 7-6 on penalties after a goalless ninety minutes to win the final for which they received a trophy and $200,000. Uitvlugt took home a trophy and $100,000, while Eagles FC of Stewartville collected a trophy and $75,000 for winning third place; fourth place Den Amstel got a trophy and $50,000. Eagles, led by a double from Daniel Clarke and one from Jalin Williams won the encounter 3-2; Kevon Ward and Jamaal Ferrier found the back of the net for Den Amstel.
Speaking with Kaieteur Sport, Director of Sports Christopher Jones lauded the organisers and said they will continue to support the game in the area.
He stated that he was pleased with the success of the tournament adding that the 50 shades of games programme is designed to lend support to various games through out Guyana. Jones added that he was pleased with the talent of the players but stressed the need to for the ground to be upgraded and that NSC has already committed to do likewise. The Director informed that contracts will be signed shortly to develop a number of grounds which includes the installation of lights. Those grounds are Golden Grove, Mocha, Agricola, Hopetown, Ithaca, Number 53, Kildonan, Charity, Good Hope, Den Amstel, Bartica Secondary School ground, Upper Mazaruni and two grounds in Linden. Denneze Lovell of the organising committee thanked the sponsors and congratulated the teams for their efforts.
The competition was sponsored by Banks DIH, RDC Region three and National Sports Commission under their 50 shades of games programme.
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