Turbo KO Football title to be decided tonight

first_img… Fruta Conquerors U-20 play GFC AN eventful matchup of skills will be on show this evening when the final of the Turbo KO football tournament gets going at the Ministry of Education ground.The youthful Fruta Conquerors U-20 side will come up against a GFC side, which boasts many youth players, in a battle to determine the highly anticipated Turbo title, from 21:00hrs.Both teams are fired up for their encounter. At a pre-final press conference on Friday both teams threw down the gauntlet to their opponenst.GFC, through their captain Kelsey Benjamin, said, “Sunday (today) won’t be an easy game. For instance I’m coming up against schoolmates and teammates because I know them and they know me.”“But we intend to bring our A-game and come out on top,” he added.Their coach, Delon Cadogan, was not one for words, saying, “My players have asked me to leave the talking for today and we will do that.”However, he added, “The victory is going to go the team that make the least mistakes and we’ve been working on making less mistakes.Opposing coach Wayne St Jules was not shy about his team’s chances.“We are looking forward to winning this second tournament of Petra. We have already copped the LIMACOL and we are coming to do the double,” he said.Captain Nicholas McArthur echoed the sentiments, “We are coming today to play out football and everybody knows that GFC are a good team; it’s the team I came from but they have to come hard.”On hand during Friday’s briefing was Raymond Govinda, Guyana Beverages Inc. (GBI), (Turbo) Marketing executive who wished both teams well.“So far as a company we are pleased with the tournament. Petra has done a good job with organising the tournaments. We have seen some new talent coming out and we are very happy. The future of football is sitting right beside me here,” he opined, hinting at the two young captains.Tonight’s final will be played after the third-place playoff between Pouderoyen and Northern Rangers.Apart from the Champions’ purse of $400 000, the runners-up will pocket $200 000, third place $100 000 and fourth place $50 000.last_img