The Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) will be looking for glory when the depart Guyana shortly for the United States of America to compete in the New York Softball Cricket League (NYSCL) Legends Cup Softball tournament.
The tournament will commence on June 30th and continue on July 1st at Canarsie Park in Brooklyn and culminate on July 2 at the Roy Wilkinson Park in Queens.
For the tenth consecutive year the GFSCA will be represented by two teams; Floodlight and Floodlight Legends.
Floodlight captured the inaugural Orlando Premier League which was contested in March 2017 in Orlando, Florida and won the Florida Cup in March 2016 in Fort Lauderdale. They were also crowned champions at the Legends Cup in July 2015 in New York but were defeated in last year’s final by local rival Regal Masters.
However, a release from the GFSCA indicated that the players are confident of going all the way in the tournament where 12 teams from around USA, Canada and Guyana will be taking part.
The Independence Cup will also feature 12 teams in the Open Category; both tournaments will be played simultaneously.
Ricky Deonarain will lead Floodlight, while Dharam Persaud will spearhead Floodlight Legends. Hubern Evans has been appointed coach for both teams.
The two teams will come from; Uniss Mohamed Yousuf, Ramo Malone, Ramesh Narine, Lloyd Ruplall, Wayne Jones, Khemraj Sumair, Robert Mohan, Mahesh Lutchman, Tulshi Lutchman, Vishawnauth Lutchman, Anil Beharry, Goordial Mattai, Ricky Deonarain, Jagdish Persaud, Dharam Persaud, Lakhram Singh, Gopaul Boj-Raj, Jailall Deodass, Vivakenand Ramsaywack, Nadir Baksh, Mohan Sukhu, Richard Persaud, Surendra Nauth, Armogan Gopaul, Unos Baksh, Teekchand Madho and Ramchand Ragbeer.
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