Commonwealth baton moves through Guyana

Guyana is the latest stop for the Queen’s Baton relay. The baton which arrived earlier today in the country, and which since has made its way around Georgetown, will spend two days in the country, travelling to Berbice and Lethem. The baton relay in Guyana began on Main Street, where this morning Head of State […]

Fmr. National coach killed in Mandela Ave. accident

Former National Footballer and Coach Peter Lashley was killed on Friday morning in an accident on Mandela Avenue in the city. Reports indicate that Lashley was riding his motorcycle when he was hit down and run over by a speeding sand truck. The Guyana Police Force in a statement said from information it received from […]

Is time running out for GFF boss?

Rawle Toney reports Vice President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Ivan Persaud on Wednesday, sent shock-waves through the local football fraternity, with his bold letter which asked Christopher Matthias to vacate his post as President with immediate effect. Persaud’s letter called Matthias a dictator and chastised him for his hosting of illegal meetings and […]

GFF Vice President wants the GFF President to resign

Rawle Toney reports On April 12, 2013, Christopher Matthias became only the second President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) over the last 20 years; taking over a country’s football that was in turmoil. His ascension from General Secretary of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA), to the highest seat of the sport’s local governing body […]

UDFA blasts GFF over ban of executive

Rawle Toney reports   It was the first time that the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) has collectively spoken out on the ongoing dispute with their parent body – the Guyana Football Federation, when they held a Press Conference in the board room of the Critchlow Labour College in Georgetown on Tuesday. “The UDFA challenges […]

Linden teams support suspended executives

Rawle Toney reports Thirteen of the fourteen affiliated clubs of the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) voted in full support of the suspended executive, saying “no” to a proposed interim committee which the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) is planning to put in place.  The clubs were all represented yesterday when the association convened an emergency […]

UDFA not recognizing GFF ban

Rawle Toney reports Vice President of the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) Collie ‘Hit-man’ Hercules said that the suspended executives of the entity that governs the game of football in Linden will not recognize the various penalties handed down by its parent body; the Guyana Football Federation (GFF). For not adhering to the decision of […]

Klass resurfaces after FIFA ban

By Rawle Toney Georgetown, Guyana – After spending 22 years as President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), Colin Klass was banned by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for 26 months and fined US$5,537 for his involvement in the Bin Hammam “cash for votes” scandal. Since August 11, 2011, Klass could not be close to […]

GFA Finals set..Slingerz vs Santos

“So far so good, but we have a job to do still, which is to win on January 1” exclaimed Charles ‘Lilly’ Pollard, coach of the Slingerz Football Club who will take on Santos in the finals of the 3rd Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Banks Beer Knock out tournament on New Year’s Day. Slingerz got […]

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