NAMILCO U-17 Football League kicks-off Saturday at Providence
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) “NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power U17 League” for boys will commence on Saturday (July 30) at the National Training Center, Providence.
A release from GFF indicated that the partnership continues in line with NAMILCO’s objective to support the sustainable development of youth in Guyana.
The competition, which is compulsory for all nine GFF regional associations, commences with the intra-association league in the East Bank Football Association, with an exciting match featuring Swan FC vs. Kuru kururu Warriors FC at 13:00h
In addition, the East Demerara Football Association commences their Intra Association Leg with Buxton United FC taking on the B/V Triumph United FC at Providence from 15:00h.
After the Intra Association, phase of the tournament the best teams in each regional association, will compete in a championship round to crown the national champions.
“We are delighted to see the Regional Associations kicking off this tournament under the prevailing challenges that the recent weather pattern has posed. And continue to be very grateful that NAMILCO, as a brand with a long history of service in Guyana, has come on board again to support this tournament, which is a crucial pillar in our long-term strategy to develop young men who will lead positive, productive lives and to discover and nurture talented footballers through age-specific programmes,” President Forde said.
More than a thousand boys across Guyana has benefitted from the GFF-NAMILCO “Flour Power” U17 Intra-Association League, with several players progressing to Guyana’s youth and senior national teams, including Omari Glasgow, who recently signed a professional contract with Chicago Fire II.
Caption: Intense action is anticipated at the National Training Facility, Providence