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GFF ELITE LEAGUE OPENS ON SUNDAY WITH THRILLING DOUBLE HEADER

GFF ELITE LEAGUE OPENS ON SUNDAY WITH THRILLING DOUBLE HEADER

18th November, Georgetown: The third season of the GFF Elite League will kick off tomorrow with two exciting matches preceded by a grand opening ceremony at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora.

The first match will begin at 16:00hrs featuring Fruta Conquerors FC vs New Amsterdam United FC while the second is scheduled for 20:00hrs and will involve GDF FC vs Western Tigers FC. The opening ceremony, including a march pass, is scheduled for 18:00hrs

According to the tournament fixtures, the first phase of the league will run until March 28 with a break in December playing at six venues including Mc Kenzie Sports Club, Linden; #5 Ground, Berbice; National Track and Field Centre, Leonora; Den Amstel Community Centre Ground, Tucville Ground and Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Ground, Camp Ayanganna(Click link to see tournament fixtures Fixtures 2017, 2018 – Nov 15)

This year’s tournament, under the theme, “My League, Players First,” will see the players being the focus with a  number of incentives including the following:

  • Increased players’ match fees
  • Access to all elite league games, with guest, whether playing or not on the day.
  • Access to all GFF-hosted international matches.
  • Meals provided on match day for each player and coaching staff for the participating clubs.
  • Insured players. GFF has facilitated with the insurance provider

Among the prizes up for grabs for the season’s winners are five million dollars for the winner; two million dollars for the second-placed team; one million dollars for the third-placed team and five hundred thousand dollars for the fourth-placed team.

This year’s league sponsors include E.C Vieira Investments, Camex Restaurants, Impressions Branding, Marics (Honda) and Automobile Power Products.

All games will attract a five hundred dollar ($500.00) entry fee

 

For more information, contact:

Debra Francis (Ms.)

Communications and Public Relations Officer

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