GFF partners with Corona Beer for ‘Super 16 Year-End Classic’

first_img– Tournament to kick-off December 15 in LindenHAVING partnered with Top Brandz under their Corona Beer product, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) will on December 15 at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground in Linden, kick-off their inaugural ‘Super 16 Year-End Classic’, featuring 16 teams.The knockout-formatted tournament was launched on Saturday at the GFF’s Headquarters, Section ‘K’ Campbellville where it was also announced that Jamaican Dancehall Artiste ‘Popcaan’ will be on show after the finals on January 1, at the Guyana National Stadium.The participating teams are: Ann’s Grove, Buxton United, Camptown, Cougars, Den Amstel, Fruta Conquerors, Grove Hi-Tech, Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Guyana Police Force (GPF), Indigenous All-Stars, Milerock, New Amsterdam (NA) United, Pouderoyen, Victoria Kings, Western Tigers and Winners Connection.The winning team will go home with $2M, second place $1M while third and fourth placed teams is expected to pocket $500,000 and $250,000 respectively.According to the GFF’s president Wayne Forde, the tournament marks the start of a regularisation process for ‘Year-End’ football in Guyana, while the Federation seeks to regulate football played in the country.Looking at the tournament which starts next Friday in Linden, Forde said he was happy to partner with Top Brandz Distributors, since they share a common interest, which is to see the growth of Football in Guyana.Top Brandz Distributors’ Marketing Manager, Marvin Wray, noted that “this is the beginning of a beautiful relationship that will last for years. We believe in the GFF and the Guyanese culture.”Wray told the gathering of media and officials of the participating teams that his company is looking forward to their relationship with the GFF and that together, they can truly take the game forward.last_img

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