G/Town Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ set for November 22

first_img– Playoffs commence November 11 THIRTY-TWO teams from Georgetown will kick-start the popular Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ football championships on November 22. The event concludes on December 16.The winner will pocket $500,000 and will have a chance to represent the ‘City’ at next year’s National Playoffs. The runner-up will receive $250,000, while third and fourth place finishers will collect $200,000 and $100,000 respectively.Sixteen teams received an automatic berth for the group stage of the tournament, and as such, on November 11, there will be a ‘playoff’ in order in select the other 16. The play,off rounds will occur following a registration period that officially starts today.The registration timeline ends on Wednesday November 8. According to the coordinators, forms can be uplifted at the Caesars Place Banks DIH Limited, Durban Street location. Forms can also be uplifted from Referee Coordinator, Wayne Griffith, who can be contacted on tele # 697-7777.The official playing dates are November 22, 23, 25, 30, December 2, 7, 9 and 14. The playing venues for the championship are Demerara Park, National Cultural Centre Tarmac, Burnham Basketball Court, Albouystown Tarmac and the East Ruimveldt Tarmac [California Square].The coordinators revealed, “It is a new and colourful era in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Championship, which is expected to be exciting and evenly contested in every zone.”They further disclosed, “The tournament is going through several changes which will positively impact the overall quality. Colourful uniforms, displays and balls will be utilised to give the event vibrancy, which will certainly add to the atmosphere.”last_img

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