“Best two teams” in Corona football final- Organiser
By Treiston Joseph
Sunday’s Corona football final is expected to be action packed between Police FC and the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) with the Petra Organisation expecting a top final.
Director of the Petra Organisation, Troy Mendonca, speaking at a press conference on Wednesday noting that all systems are set for the final, highlighting that the event should be a great football
“We believe that we have the best two teams in the final with the structure of the tournament; we anticipate a great final we have a top side in Police that have been in all our finals since last year and I was impressed by the young GFC side but we hope the powers that be will use this opportunity to continue to move this format of the sport forward,” Mendonca said while thanking all sponsors.
Manager of the GFC, Faizal Khan is in high spirits for the young squad and attributes the team’s recent success to nothing but hard work, especially with this being the first final for the club in over 10 years.
“The team has tasted success at all level from Under-15 category and now with the help of our coach, Floyd Cadogan we are in our first senior final so that is an enormous feat. So to the fans if you want to see GFC ‘shoot’ up the Police, goals that is, then wear blue and white and support the boys,” Khan stated.
Manager of Police FC Keiron Boston congratulated the GFC side on reaching the final, but reminded the young squad of whom the top dogs are in the tournament.
“I just heard my good friend (Faizal Khan) say they are not afraid of anything, but we do not want them to be scare, we are the Police, we are your friends and we expect a competitive game of football but don’t forget we are the superheroes and we will remain the superheroes because I know the team has been working hard,” Boston shared.
GFC defeated Police 3-0 early in the group stage of the tournament to add fuel to the fire of Sunday’s final when the two squad’s meet.
The winner of the competition will receive $1,000,000 and the championship trophy, while the second, third and fourth place finishers will pocket $400,000, $200,000 and $100,000 respectively.