Dec 08, 2019 Sports Comments Off on Banks DIH 15/15 Softball Cricket League in Berbice
Final showdown on today at Albion Community Center
Trophy Stall adds weight to competition with additional sponsorship
The Trophy Stall Guyana Limited has added some weight to the Banks DIH Limited 15/15 Softball Cricket League for teams in East Berbice. All systems are in place and all is set for the final showdown today with the quarterfinals, semifinals and final at the Albion Community Development Center Ground, Albion Corentyne, Berbice.
With the final set to be played under floodlights an action pack day is anticipated. According to the organisers any one of the teams can win the competition as they are all ready to go. The teams were hard at practice throughout the week with most playing warm up and friendly games against other opponents and are fancying themselves to take home the coveted prizes on offer.
With over $700,000 in cash, trophies and other incentives up for grabs during the competition compliments of Banks DIH Limited, a scintillating day’s activity is anticipated as the best eight softball teams are set to go at each other.
The Trophy Stall will be sponsoring some trophies for outstanding performances on the day.
Zone A is made up of teams from East and West Canje, East Coast and East Bank Berbice and New Amsterdam. Zone B teams are from Corentyne. The teams that qualified from Zone A are Grill Master, Chase XI, Betsy Ground United and Young Strikers. The Zone B qualifiers are -Port Mourant United, Regal XI, Franchise and Turbo United.
The quarterfinals matches will see a team from Zone A playing a team from zone B. Semi Final one will be between the winner of match number one and match two.
Semifinal number two will see the winner of match three playing the winner of match number four.
The Fixture is as follows – Quarterfinal No 1 will be between Port Mourant United against Young Strikers. Quarterfinal number two will be between Regal XI and Betsy Ground United.
Quarterfinal No 3 will see Franchise XI taking on Chase XI. Quarter Final No 4 will see Turbo United matching skills will Grill Master.
The tournament is being coordinated by Omeshwar Sirikishun. The winning team will collect $150, 000 trophies and other incentives, second place $100,000, third $75,000 and fourth $25,000. There will be other incentives for outstanding individual players.
Banks DIH Berbice Branch Manager Reginald Matthews and Sales Manager Nandram Basdeo among other staff will be on hand to bowl the first ball and participate in the day’s activities and assist with the prize distribution ceremony at the end of the competition.
There will be special giveaways through the day’s activities. Patrons will be able to win special Banks DIH caps, pens, keys rings and other souvenirs. There will be a well-stocked bar and games and other family fun activities for children and adults including the bouncy Castel and Trampoline among others.
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