Stag on board WDFA / Derrick Josiah KO football

first_imgDouble-header starts action today at Den Amstel groundTHE annual Derrick Josiah Memorial knock-out football competition involving the top eight (8) clubs from the West Demerara Football Association(WDFA)and sponsored by Stag,will kick off today at the Den Amstel Community Centre ground with three matches.The games will be preceded by the ceremonial march-past of teams.Eagles United and Young Achievers will square-off in the feature quarter final match from 21:00hrs after the first quarter final of the competition is played between home team Den Amstel and Stewartville from 19:00hrs.Police FC will play an exhibition match against Jetty to kick-off on-field action. Teams in this Stag sponsored event are battling for a top prize of $200,000; 2nd place $100,000; 3rd place $75,000; 4th place $50,000.The sponsorship was handed over to ASP Forbes Brown of the Guyana Police Force where the late Josiah served as Assistant Commissoner at the time of his passing.Stag Brand Manager,Lindon Henry made the presentation to Brown in the presence of WDFA president and vice president Orin Ferrier and Christine Schmidt,among others.Meanwhile, action will continue on Friday with the remaining quarter final matches. Pouderoyen will open against Golden Warriors at 18:00hrs,to be followed by Uitvlugt Warriors against Wales United. The respective winners will advance to the semi finals set for May 14 at the same venue.last_img read more