GSEC, Trophy Stall embrace Bounce Back Football

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Ground Structures Engineering Consultants (GSEC) and the Trophy Stall on Monday joined forces with the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation as sponsors of the highly-anticipated Bounce Back Football tournament, set to kick off on Tuesday afternoon.

Managing Director of GSEC, Charles Ceres, presented a sponsorship cheque to Aubrey ‘Shanghai’ Major, one of the Directors of the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation, signalling the company’s alignment with the four-team, two-day tournament.

Proprietor of the Trophy Stall, Ramesh Sunich, has put forward the first place trophy and another for the Most Valuable Player of the competition.

Both Ceres and Sunich expressed pleasure at being associated with the Bounce Back initiative, while Shanghai thanked them for the support.

Aubrey ‘Shanghai’ Major (left) receives the trophies from Ramesh Sunich of the Trophy Stall

The Kashif and Shanghai Organisation, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and the Guyana Football Federation have teamed up to pull of the year-end showpiece, which will be played at the National Stadium, Providence.

The tournament is the first to played locally in nine months, a hiatus brought on by the presence of the coronavirus in Guyana.

On Tuesday (December 29, 2020), the action will kick off at 17:00h with Linden All Stars playing East Coast All Stars, followed by Georgetown All Stars battling West Side All Stars three hours later.

The two winning teams will clash in the final on January 1, 2021.

Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, the tournament would be played behind closed doors, while the final would be carried live on NCN Channel 11, E-Networks and the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport’s Facebook page.

Notably, all players had to undergo a COVID-19 test and produce a negative result to participate in the tournament.

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