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

Chelsea and Spurs blow with Luka Jovic set to stay at Real Madrid this month

first_imgLUKA JOVIC looks set to stay at Real Madrid this month despite speculation linking him with Chelsea and Tottenham.Jovic has struggled to find his best form at the Bernabeu since his £54million move from Eintracht Frankfurt last summer leading to Premier League clubs asking to see if he was available on loan this month.1 Luka Jovic left Eintracht Frankfurt last summer to join La Liga giants Real MadridCredit: Getty Images – GettyBut SunSport understands there is little chance of the 22-year-old moving on anywhere during the transfer window despite the interest from England.Tottenham have been searching for a new centre forward having lost Harry Kane through injury until April, leaving the club with no proven out and out player to lead their attack.A loan move for Jovic was seen as a viable option, although Spurs look like they will now make a permanenet addition to their attacking ranks with the £27m signing of PSV star Steven Bergwijn.SPURS NEWS LIVE: Follow all the latest news on TottenhamChelsea also showed an interest after manager Frank Lampard made it clear to his board that he is desperate for them to sign a centre-forward this month.But Real have resisted any approaches for the Serbia international, and are convinced he will prove to be a success in Spain. Frank Lampard warns under-fire Kepa his Chelsea future is under threat amid Pope transfer links MOST READ IN SPORT THROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticIT’S…NOT TOMMY BOWETommy Bowe discovers someone has been impersonating him on TinderMAC DADDYTriple H wants McGregor v McMahon with winner getting rights to billionaire strutAnd the player himself is understood to be keen to knuckle down and show boss Zinedine Zidane he can be prolific in LaLiga having made the move from Germany in the summer.That leaves Chelsea scratching around looking for a forward this week, with Edinson Cavani on their radar.But with the Uruguayan expected to leave PSG for Atletico Madrid, they have also looked at Krzysztof Piatek of AC Milan – a player who Spurs had got close to signing earlier in the window.last_img read more