Wins for GT, East Coast and East Bank in Tiger Rentals’ U-13 football
The Georgetown Football Association Academy Training Centre (ATC), East Coast Football Association ATC and East Bank Football Association ATC all secured exciting wins in the latest round of matches in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF)/Tiger Rentals’ Under-13 Inter-Association Development Football League.
In a much anticipated match-up, Georgetown ATC defeated Bartica ATC 2-1, thanks to goals from Justin Ten Pow nd Joshawn Haynes at the GFF National Training Centre, Providence, East Bank Demerara.
Riley Tracey’s goal in the 20th minute put Bartica Football Club on the board.
Both teams played strong defensive strategies, but the ‘home’ team’s pressure paid off with a final goal by Haynes in the 40th minute of the game.
East Bank ATC dominated West Berbice ATC 3-0 in an impressive show of team cohesion and attacking strategy. The winning goals were scored by Emmanuel Francois, Michael Correa and Jaden Joshua.
Mark Glasgow’s lone goal 58 minutes into the match clinched the victory for East Coast ATC against Upper Demerara Football Club, while East Berbice ATC and West Demerara ATC drew 1-1 at the end of the official match time.
The goalscorers were Xavier Andrews and Keon Grant.
The matches were watched by GFF President Wayne Forde, GFF Fitness Coach Wilson Toledo, cheerful parents, players and teammates.
The GFF-Tiger Rentals’ Under-13 Inter-Association Development Football League kicked off in January and features young players from clubs and ATCs in Guyana.
The tournament was specifically designed to develop young players’ football knowledge and to ensure that they have a national platform to showcase their skills on the pitch.