Matches in the Georgetown leg continue tonightMATCHES continue this evening in the Georgetown leg of the Guinness Greatest in the Street Football Tournament.This evening’s opening fixtures, set to take place at Demerara Park will see Alexander Village against Up Like Seven while North Ruimveldt take on Jamoon Drive.Albouystown A play Upsetters this evening as well, with Back Circle taking on Hope Street Tiger Bay, Broad Street Ballers opposing Howes Street, North East La Penitence facing Island All Star B, Albouystown B challenging West Back Road and West Front Road clashing with Stevedore Baller.Last Monday evening, two-time defending champions Sparta Boss squeezed through the opening round with a tense 3-1 penalty win against Hardina Street.In the opening fixture of the evening, Queen Street Tiger Bay overcame Fruit Stand 2-0 thanks to a brace from Deon Alfred in the 4th and 6th.Camp Street All-Stars booted Railway Kitty from the competition, compliments of a 3-1 score line; goals coming from Wendell Austin (15th), Dwayne Christopher (17th) and Steve Bacchus (27th) while Shane Cooper scored his team’s lone consolation goal.Bent Street were also victors on Monday night as they dispatched Holmes Street Tiger Bay 2-1 with goals from Anthony Abrams (23rd) and Stellon David (28th). Akeem Saul (4th) was on target early for the losers.Game four saw Leopold Street also move on to the next round after goals from Sheldon Profitt (7th) and Orandel Williams (14th) downed South Ruimveldt 2-0.Game five was laden with goals as Festival City Warriors beat Norton Street Ballers 5-2. Festival City had Eon Alleyne on target from the whistle in the16th second and 5th minute while Cecil Williams (15th), Dwayne Lawrence (21st) and Daniel Favourite (24th) each registered wins. Norton Street scorers were Joshua Parvatan (20th) and Nigel Decamp (30th)Tucville needled Island All-Stars A 1- 0 thanks to Delon Williams (24th) while Channel 9 Warriors downed Shopping Plaza 2-1 thanks to Kevin Barrow (2nd) and Joshua Fiffee (26th) while the Plaza had Stephen Dolphin (6th) on target.The first round of the tournament will be straight knockout while the round of 16 which begins on Saturday will take a round-robin format. The winners of the leg will cart off $500, 00, second-placers $200 000, third-placers $150 000 and fourth-placers $75 000.There are also legs billed for the West Coast Demerara, West and East Coast Berbice, Linden and Bartica.
Leon Goretzka scored twice in the opening eight minutes as Germany defeated Mexico 4-1 in Sochi to join Chile in the Confederations Cup final last night.The Schalke midfielder swept home a Benjamin Henrichs pass from 20 yards and then slotted home from Timo Werner’s through ball.Werner then tapped home Jonas Hector’s pass to increase Germany’s lead.Marco Fabian scored a brilliant 35-yard strike for Mexico, before Amin Younes added a fourth for Germany.Mexico had plenty of chances to come back into the game at 2-0 down but squandered them. Fabian’s stunner came too late to threaten a comeback, although there was a chaotic ending with several chances at both ends.While Germany go onto Sunday’s final in St Petersburg, Mexico face Portugal in a third-fourth play-off earlier that day.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram