4th February, 2017; Georgetown: The second half of the Stag Elite League, originally scheduled to begin in February 5, 2017 with the League Leaders Tournament, has been rescheduled to February 26, March 1 and 5, 2017 respectively.
This has become necessary to enable clubs which have acquired new players during the recent transfer period a chance to adequately prepare for the tournament while facilitating the promotion of the league.
The transfer period, which concluded on January 31, has seen a number of players being moved to various clubs across the country; with Fruta Conquerors FC acquiring the highest number of transfers.
The League Leaders tournament will feature a double-header on February 26, that is, Victoria Kings FC vs Buxton United FC and GDF FC vs Fruta Conquerorss FC (Playoff # 1 and #2). This will be followed by Playoff # 3 and the finals which will feature Winner of # 1 Playoff vs Loser of # 2 Playoff on March 1 and Winner of # 2 Playoff vs Winner of # 3 Playoff on March 5 respectively.
The prizes for the ‘League Leaders’ Tournament are as follows:
1st Prize – One & one half Million Dollars ($1,500,000.00)
2nd Prize – Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($700,000.00)
3rd Prize – Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00)
4th Prize – Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00)
The revised fixtures will be released soonest.
The GFF regrets any inconvenience this postponement may cause.
For more information, please contact:
Debra Francis (Ms.)
Communications and Public Relations Officer
Tel: 592 227 8758 ext. 105 (o)