Sparta Boss to defend Georgetown Guinness Football title against Gold is Money
Sparta Boss will have to get pass Gold is Money if they are to retain their Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown title following the conclusion of the final semi-final match on Tuesday evening at the National Culture Centre tarmac.
Sparta Boss had to wait a little longer to book their place in the final, but scraped past Leopold Street in an all out physical battle. While the game ended nil-all, it was definitely an entertaining match with both teams going hard at each other with the stakes set high.
However, it was Sparta Boss who utilised their experience to hold off Leopold Street who attacked relentlessly in an effort to unseat the current champs. Nevertheless, Sparta Boss countered well, but just could not find the finish.
The defending champs would go onto win the match 1-0 on penalty kicks to book their place in the final for a chance to three-peat as Georgetown Guinness champions.
Meanwhile on Saturday, Gold is Money topped Bent Street to make their first final against Sparta Boss. Gold is Money played with a cool rhythm to their game, while Bent Street seemed like they were trying too hard in the game.
Gold is Money flow to the game netted them an early goal in the third minute through the efforts of Randolph Wagner. However, Bent Street kept running at their opponents and finally equalised in the 16th minute with a goal from Travis Lyken.
Gold is Money would go onto win 2-1 on penalty kicks to book their place in the final for the first time in the tournament. Sparta Boss and Gold is Money will meet in the final on Saturday (December 16) at the Demerara Park Tarmac where the winner will walk away with $500,000.