ExxonMobil lends support to outlying teams in KFC School Football


ExxonMobil Guyana will offset the expenses for St. Ignatius Secondary, D.C. Caesar Fox Secondary and Bartica Secondary, who will compete in the upcoming KFC Goodwill School Football Tournament.

The tournament will kick off on December 12, with teams from Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago set to compete.

Community Relations Advisor for ExxonMobil Guyana Ryan Hoppie explained that they developed a fruitful partnership with the coordinators, Petra Organisation, and they were more than happy to partner, and support outlying teams in Guyana.

Hoppie wished the teams well and stated that ExxonMobil Guyana will continue its efforts to support youth development.

Top Jamaican School football team, Clarendon College, will join St. Benedict’s College from Trinidad and Tobago and VWO 4 College of Suriname, D.C Caesar Fox Secondary (Waramadong), St. Ignatius Secondary, along with the top three teams from the Limacol School League- Chase Academic Foundation, Carmel Secondary and Bartica Secondary.

Teams will be split into two groups of four, and the top two will progress to the semi-finals, followed by the final on December 22.

Group A consists of St. Benedict’s College, Carmel Secondary, D.C Caesar Fox Secondary and VWO 4 College, while Group B has Clarendon College, Chase Academic Foundation, St. Ignatius Secondary and Bartica Secondary.

All teams are expected to be in Georgetown by December 11.

The top school cops a prize of US$2,500, followed by US$1,500 (second), US$1,000 (third) and US$500 (fourth).

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