Western Tigers, GDF win on Elite League opening night

first_img… Double-header action today at Den Amstel Community Centre groundWESTERN Tigers and Guyana Defence Force opened their Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Elite League title quest on a winning note on Friday evening, when the country’s top football league kicked off at the Camp Ayanganna ground.Playing in the opening game of the evening, Andrew Murray Jr scored a lone goal which was enough to see Western Tigers past Linden-based Milerock FC. The Golden Jaguars forward scored in the 6th minute.In the night’s second game, a clash between the ‘armed forces’, GDF with goals from Sherwin Caesar (16th) and Jerome Richardson (77th) nailed Guyana Police Force (GPF), one of the new entrants to the Elite League, 2-0.Tonight, at the Den Amstel Community Centre ground, last year’s third-place finishers and home side Den Amstel FC will play Ann’s Grove from 16:00hrs in the second match of the planned double-header.In the opening game, Victoria Kings will clash with Buxton United in an ‘East Coast Derby’ from 14:00hrs.Clubs will compete for a chance to win a grand total of $4.5M, where the winners will pocket $2M, second-place $1.2M and third-place $800 000. The team finishing fourth will take home $500 000.The GFF Elite League is the highest form of competitive football played in Guyana and according to the Rules and Regulations of Season 4, the 10 clubs will play one round of football, resulting in the club acquiring the most points being declared the winners.Match Days will feature mostly double-headers at stipulated venues on Fridays and Sundays with a few match days being scheduled for Saturdays. The overall League Champion Club will be awarded an automatic qualifying spot to the CONCACAF/Caribbean Shield Championships.last_img read more

Russell Colvin joins FSB as retail lead

first_img FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO August 12, 2020 Related Articles Submit Share StumbleUpon Mark Wilson: How FSB is meeting the recreational cricket punter’s demands August 20, 2020 FSB teams up with Cricket.com to launch predictions game June 18, 2020 Industry platform provider FSB has enhanced its Business Development team after naming Russell Colvin as the new Head of Retail Sales.Colvin has joined the firm from Playtech’s BGT Sports division where he held the role of Commercial Director. In his new role, Colvin will oversee the sales of FSB’s retail products such as its Self Service Betting Terminal and EPoS systems.Commenting on his appointment, Colvin said: “I am really excited to have joined FSB and look forward to working with such a talented team.“FSB’s retail products and services are game-changing, and I am looking forward to introducing them to operators in markets around the world.”Prior to joining FSB, Colvin has amassed over 20 years’ of experience from the sports betting industry, having worked for companies such as Coral, Global Draw and Scientific Games.Dave McDowell, CEO of FSB, added: “I am thrilled to welcome Russell to the team and for us to leverage his knowledge and experience as we continue to drive our retail product forwards.”“Our retail products are market leading and Russell will play a key role in ensuring operators are aware of what we have to offer and the value we can deliver.” Sharelast_img read more