Western Tigers, GDF focused and ready for colossal battle for year-end supremacy
Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Football Club will put their title on the line against a formidable Western Tigers Football Club when the two meet on January 1 at the National Track and Field Facility, Leonora.
That match will bring an end to the Guyana Football Federation/Kashif and Shanghai Organisation Super 16 year-end football tournament.
GDF, who won the title in 2019, has expressed a desire, both through their coach, Kavin Pearce and captain, Sherwyn Caesar, to keep it simple and stick to their plans.
Caesar said they are really happy to have a return to football given the long layoff due to the pandemic and he is happy the players have stuck together and are now ready to cross the finish line.
The captain further alluded that should they get a lead, they would work hard to ensure it remains given the depth and scoring ability of the Tigers.
On the other side, Western Tigers’ Coach, Charles ‘Lily’ Pollard firstly said he was happy to transition from a player in the said tournament to now a coach.
He opined it will be a tactical match and he is nervous on the basis he personally has no control anymore on how a final may go and the trust has to go into his players.
Tigers’ captain, Curtez Kellman also said he is eager for the final and has confidence in his teammates to come up trumps and secure the title, which many have touted them to win.
The winning team will pocket G$2 million dollars, the runners-up will get G$1 million, while the Most Valuable Player will win a diamond ring valued G$520,000.