Hamilton Green Cup now set for Saturday July 22 kick off
Jul 16, 2017 , http://www.kaieteurnewsonline....ay-july-22-kick-off/
The Hamilton Green Cup Knockout Football tournament has now been set to kick off on July 22 with a double header at the Victoria Ground on the East Coast of Demerara after the original start last weekend was reset.
Coordinator Lennox Arthur, the former National footballer and Coach, informed that despite a few setbacks things are going ahead. He is still seeking corporate support even as a few persons and entities have come forward.
Arthur noted that the winner of the tournament will receive the Minister of Citizenship Trophy and $500,000. The runner-up claims $250,000 and the Busta Trophy, third place $150,000 and the John Fernandes Trophy and fourth $100,000 and the Cummings Electrical Trophy.
The MVP will receive the Prime Minister’s Trophy; the Best Goalkeeper collects the Sterling Products Trophy, while winners will be presented with Hampers from Ricks and Sari products.
Opening action on July 22 at Victoria pits Mahaica against Santos at 6:00pm in the curtain raiser, while the nightcap will see Ann’s Grove challenging Pele.
The tournament continues the very next day at the same venue and times with Golden Grove battling Uitvlugt to be followed by Buxton Bakewell against Den Amstel.
Action swings to the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) in Linden on July 26 from 6:00pm with Milerock opposing Police and Silver Shattas tackling Western Tigers. On July 28 again at the MSC ground, Winner’s Connection face Kuru Kururu, while Eagles battle GFC in the opening salvo of matches.
Other game dates are fixed for August 16 (Leonora Sports Facility), 18 (MSC), 20 and 27 (Leonora Sports Facility).
Among the sponsors lending valuable corporate support so far are: The Ministry of Culture, Youth & Sports, Macorp, BEV Processors, IPA, Techno Mills, Alfro Alphonso, E-Networks, TCL, Dennis Edwards and the Sparta family, EC Vieira, Prettipaul Singh, Ready Mix, Col Larry London, BK International, Tent City, Winston Rambarran and Clive Bharatt.
The final of the tournament, which has been sanctioned by the GFF, is fixed for Sunday August 27 at Leonora Sports Facility.