GT Guinness Streetball: Final chance of qualifying for knockout phase

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Following two exciting nights of group stage action, the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Championship continues Thursday evening with the final round-robin match-day at the Berlin Tarmac.

In the opening match, Alexander Village will oppose Charlotte Street at 19:00h, while Broad Street will battle John Street at 19:30h and Albouystown-A will tackle Future Stars from 20:00h.

The fourth affair will pit Sophia against Rising Stars at 20:30h, while LA Ballers will engage defending champion Gold is Money from 21:00h and Leopold Street will face-off with Tiger Bay at 21:30h.

In the final two matches, North East will take aim at Back Circle from 22:00h and Sparta Boss will match skills with Albouystown-B at 22:30h.

According to an official release from tournament coordinator Three Peat Promotions, “The ongoing group stage has been the most competitive in the history of the event as several teams have displayed their respective championship credentials ahead of the knockout rounds. We have seen fierce competition from the onset, with the traditional teams being severely tested by the newcomers and emerging units. This has certainly been a treat for the fans.”

At the end of the group stage the top two finishers will progress to the knockout round. This will be staged on Friday at the National Cultural Centre Tarmac.

Winner of the event will collect $500,000 and the championship trophy, with the second, third and fourth place finisher copping $300,000, $200,000 and $100,000 respectively and the corresponding trophy.

They will also automatically seal a place in the National Championship in August.

At the moment Beacons [Bartica Champion], Melanie-B [East Coast Demerara winner], Brothers United [West Demerara/East Bank Demerara winner], Trafalgar [Berbice champion] and High Rollers [Linden champion] have sealed automatic berths to the National Championship.

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