Inaugural President’s Cup Streetball tourney gets cracking February 18
The inaugural President’s Cup Streetball knockout competition will commence on February 18th at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue. In the opening match, North East La Penitence will battle Beterverwagting [BV] at 19:00hrs, while West Side Spartans will oppose Melanie at 19:30hrs in the second matchup. In the third fixture, Future Stars will match skills with Quiet Storm of Linden at 20:30hrs, with Albouystown facing off with Showstoppers in the fourth fixture at 21:00hrs.The fifth encounter at 21:30hrs will pit Alexander Village against Linden outfit Swag Entertainment while Rio All-Stars will take aim at Bartica unit Up-Top-Bosses from 22:00hrs.In the seventh encounter, Gold is Money will match skills with Smyth Street at 22:30hrs while Sparta Boss will battle Berbice All-Stars at 23:00hrs. The respective winners will advance to the quarterfinal section which is to be held on February 20th at the same venue. The other playing dates are February 25th [Semi-final] and 29th [Final]. Winner of the event will collect $500,000, with the runner collecting $300,000. The third and fourth placed side will receive $150,000 and $50,000 respectively.