GFF’s ‘Big Four’ tournament set for tonight at Leonora

first_imgTHE Guyana Football Federation (GFF) will tonight kick-off their ‘Big Four’ tournament at the Leonora Track and Field Facility.Fruta Conquerors Football Club (FC) will face Victoria Kings from 17:30hrs and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) are set to come up against Buxton United FC at 20:00hrs.The two winners from tonight’s double-header will square off on Sunday, to play for the first-place prize of $1.5M and losers are set to collect $700 000.$500 000 will go to the team who finish third, and $300 000 to the fourth-placed team.GFF Director of Competitions, Ian Alves, said keen rivalry is anticipated as Season III of the Elite League approaches, adding, “As the football fraternity is aware, we’ve had a break between the end of Season II and the commencement of the ‘Big Four’ tournament.“Therefore, one of the things we will see in the ‘Big Four’ is who among the clubs have been able to maintain their training schedule, performance level and match fitness during the break.“The results will very well be a reflection of such. We expect keen rivalry among the clubs since they will not only be competing for the cash prizes on offer, but will also be looking forward to going into Season III of the Elite League riding on their recent victories,” Alves said.The ‘Big Four’ is a knockout tournament involving the four top clubs from Season II of the STAG Elite League.last_img

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