NAMILCO outfits Fruta Conquerors ahead of Concacaf endeavours


The National Milling Company (NAMILCO) has come to the aid of Fruta Conquerors Football Club by outfitting the players for their campaign in the Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield tournament, scheduled to take place from April 5-15, in Curacao.

The milling company, which is celebrating its 50th year in business, has long been investing in national football and from a grassroot level at the Tucville-based club.

Club Secretary Daniel Thomas, in accepting the support from the company, said he is delighted to know the entity is willing to support his club, even in the midst of other investments in sports.

The company has committed to purchasing two sets of training gear, valued in excess of G$320,000.

Financial Controller at Namilco Fitzroy McLeod expressed the company’s elation to further strengthen the partnership.

“NAMILCO is more than happy to assist with their project. We expect them to continue to be trailblazers and believe that their entry into the tournament is a continuation of that trailblazing activity,” McLeod stated.

Fruta Conquerors President Colin Gittens noted that fitness is one of the key areas technical personnel are seeking to address and the progress has been impressive, which has led them to believe they are capable of winning the tournament.

The players are officials are expected to depart on April 3 and at stake in the 13-team tournament is a chance to play in the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf League.

They will have the opportunity to face the fourth-place finisher of the 2019 Flow Concacaf Caribbean Club Championship in a playoff match to determine the fourth Caribbean representative in the League.

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