The final of the Guyana Football Federation-Always Championship Cup is set to be contested this evening at the Georgetown Football Club Ground when Fruta Conquerors and Lady Panthers will collide.
The third place clash which pits new kids on the block, Santos Football Club and Foxy Ladies, based at Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara; this match will kick off at 16:00hrs.
“Tomorrow’s finals will issue a statement that the women are here and are ready to play football,” said Delon Williams, Head Coach of the Fruta Conquerors Football Club in an invited comment.
Speaking directly to his team’s preparation and chances in the finals, Williams said his team’s chances of winning the tournament are strong: “We’re training very hard as a team all season long. The girls are eager and ready to go out there, we are not underestimating any team, especially Lady Panthers…we’ve played them before with mixed fortunes, we just need to go out there and play to our game plan.”
Meanwhile, Captain of Lady Panthers Patsy Walker, is also optimistic about her team’s chances against Fruta Conquerors FC: “We have had several encounters with Fruta Conquerors but everyone knows tomorrow (today) it’s a final so we are looking forward to a competitive match. We have been in preparation mode since the year started. The competition so far has been good and placed the ladies in the spotlight so tomorrow (today) our intention is to win the final even though we known Fruta Conquerors is a strong team.”
The tournament kicked off on November 30 with five teams/clubs from the Georgetown Football Association and West Demerara Football Association: Santos FC, Fruta Conquerors FC, Lady Panthers FC, Foxy Ladies FC and the Guyana Police Force FC. It was played on a round robin basis with each team playing eleven vs eleven side.
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