32 teams to clash in Hamilton Green Inter-ward Cup

first_imgTHE community of Den Amstel, situated on the West Coast of Demerara, is shaping up to host one of the biggest sporting events on the West Side later this month.The event, set to kick off on October 21, is the 9-a-side Hamilton Green Inter-ward/Village Cup which will be held to commemorate the 84th Birth Anniversary of the former Mayor of Georgetown.According to coordinator Lennox Arthur over $700 000 in cash prizes, trophies and gifts will be awarded to the respective winners and outstanding performances in what is anticipated to provide riveting action for fans.Arthur, who has been the centre-piece of the Mayor’s Cup for a number of years, said that 32 teams have been invited to participate in the tournament, which will be run on a knockout basis with the final set for November 11, at the Den Amstel Community Centre ground.The winning team will walk away with $400 000 and a trophy, compliments of the Ministry of Citizenship, while the runners-up will be awarded $200 000 and a trophy through the goodwill of John Fernandes Ltd.The third-place finishers will receive $50 000 and the Techno Mills trophy.All three top-placed finishers will be given hampers.Arthur further disclosed that special prizes will be given to Highest Goalscorer, who will walk away with a Lazy Boy chair courtesy of A.H&L Kissoon and a dinette set, compliments of China Trading.The Most Valuable Player will be awarded a special prize from Techno Mills.Meanwhile, on the first three days of action eight matches will be played with the winners advancing to the next round.On opening night, Kitty face Plaisance from 17:00hrs and this will be followed by the clash between Newtown and Grove at 17:30hrs, while West Side Masters tackle Mahaica at 18:00hrs.The next game is between Central Mackenzie and Mahaicony at 18:30hrs, before Alexander Village and Buxton collide at 19:00hrs.Zeelugt then go up against Tucville from 19:30hrs, preceding the encounter between Uitvlugt and Liliendaal at 20:00hrs with hosts Den Amstel and Herstelling bringing the curtain down with their encounter at 20:30hrs.On October 28, eight more matches are scheduled with Goed Fortuin versus Agricola from 17:00hrs; Sara Lodge vs Sophia; Broad Street vs Mocha; Timehri vs Wales; Kuru Kururu vs Jetty; Soesdyke vs Crane; Lima Dam vs Pouderoyen and Bagotville vs Sparta Family.All teams are requested to be at the venue one hour before their scheduled playing time.last_img

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