There are many international players who have achieved excellence but many of the youngsters locally should not try to duplicate those superstars’ styles.
Jorge Abukhalil, an executive of the Tradewind Tankers Company, which is title sponsor along with Guyoil for Petra Organisation’s first school football league, and a retired professional footballer, made the comment yesterday when handing over some balls to the teams of the company’s school league.
He implored the youngsters to find their own style in the game and create names for themselves.
A former Chilean and Major League Soccer (MLS) player, Abukhalil, added that youngsters must be able to understand the game fully to play it properly.
After his remarks, Abukhalil handed over a quantity of balls to the teams participating in the ongoing GUYOIL/Tradewind Tankers School Football League.
Meanwhile, Marketing Executive of GUYOIL, Ashmin John, stated that the youngsters should take pride in what they are doing, considering that they, “Are winning prize money towards a project for their schools’ development.”
She contended that the Company is keen on supporting the sport on an annual basis, something that Abukhalil confirmed.
Petra Co-Director, Troy Mendonca, commented on the mission of the organisation in rebuilding the grassroots level of the football in Guyana, saying that support like that of GUYOIL/Tradewind Tankers represents the progress that is being made.
Meanwhile, in the latest round of matches on Sunday, Charlestown thumped Queen’s College 4-0 thanks to Carlos Agard’s brace (1st and 63rd) along with one goal each from Isaiah Moore (28th) and Raymond Bandhu (56th).
Linden’s Christianburg/Wismar Secondary School (CWSS) fired eight past Queenstown after a hat-trick from Tyrese Lewis and one goal each from George Stephen (25th), Randy Pickering (48th), Felix Inniss (58th), Andre Mayers (62nd) and Kevin Dormick (64th).
Annandale were also triumphant over Uitvlugt in a 4-1 score line after Markel Matheson (12th), Omari Glasgow (21st), Tiquon Taylor (25th) and Colin Haywood (53rd) were on target. Ruben Dainty scored the consolation goal for the West Demerara based school in the 63rd minute.
In the final game on Sunday, Lodge edged Vergenoegen 2-1.
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