The Digicel School football tournament got off to an exciting start with Vreed-en-Hoop secondary edging L’Aventure 3 – 1 on penalty following a 2 – 2 regulation time score-line. According to company’s Head of Customer Care Sherwin Osborne, this year’s championship, which will feature over 140 schools from throughout Guyana, has the potential to be one of the best ever.
On October 19, 2002, Vivian Harris knocked out Diosbelys Hurtado in round two of their 12-round encounter to capture the WBA and IBA Super Lightweight titles. In the process, he became Guyana’s fourth world Champion, following in the footsteps of Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis, Gwendolyn O’Neil and Wayne ‘Big Truck’ Brathwaite. But, after an outstanding professional career, the 37-year old Harris is now setting sights on another milestone; the Olympics.