Frankies of West Demerara emerged winners of the Turbo nationwide
Dominoes competition which concluded on Sunday night at the National Gymnasium. Frankies chalked up 73 games to beat F & H with 67 and Providence on 63.
Terrence Boyce who copped the MVP prize led the scoring for Frankies with the maximum 18 games while Courtney Fredericks got 14, Godfrey Samuels and Rabby Grovensor 11 each and Terrence Pollard 10.
Allan Hinds and Nigel Edwards scored the utmost 18 games apiece for F & H while Charles Dopson and Keith Maloney got 11 each. Providence, one of the most consistent teams of recent were led by Andrew Mendonca and Vernon Jordon with 14 each while Junior Smith and Sean Davis had 10 apiece.
Medals and trophies were presented to the first, second and third place teams, Frankies ($500,000), F & H ($200,000) and Providence received $100,000 at the presentation ceremony which was attended by General Manager of the Guyana Beverage Inc. distributors of Turbo drink, Mark Telting and Caribbean Brand Manager for Fruta and Turbo, Andrea
Noel on Wednesday night at Gaulding Place, South Ruimveldt.
President of the Georgetown Dominoes Association (GDA) Faye Joseph expressed gratitude to the sponsors and said her wish is for the sponsor to continue partnering with the GDA. Joseph also lauded the finalists whilst commending the players for the high level of discipline exhibited.
Noel congratulated the GDA on a well organised tournament adding that despite some challenges the tournament was successful. He stated that he was impressed by the number of teams which participated in the tournament and pledged their continued support. (Zaheer Mohamed).
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