11 Jan

Elizabeth Styles Under-21 semis on this weekend

first_imgThe Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) has committed to hosting over twenty cricket tournaments in 2018. Thus it will, over the course of this weekend, be hosting the semifinals of the Elizabeth Styles Under-21 Cricket Tournament.During this week alone, the BCB has hosted the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club Patron’s Fund 10/10 First Division; Upper Corentyne Magic Moments 20/20, and the New York Business Group Under-19 tournaments.Albion will play Young Warriors in a playoff match at the Rose Hall, Canje Ground on Saturday, with the winner going on to play Blairmont Community Centre in the semifinals on Sunday at the Albion Ground. Albion is spearheaded by Kelvin Umroa, Karran Arjpaul, Ritesh Umroa, Antonia February, Joshua Harrichand and Ramesh Kassinauth.Young Warriors are led by national player Alex Algoo, Trevon Stanislaus, Gevon Schultz, Ricardo Ramdehol, Jerron France and Junior Doraway.Blairmont, which recently defeated Albion at the Under-19 level, is headed by Nigel Deodat, Seon Glasgow, Marvin Prashad and Javed Karim.Tucber Park will depend heavily on Brandon Corlette, Garfield Benjamin, Malcolm Mickle, Leon Swammy and Steve Deonarine to create an upset against powerhouse Rose Hall Town, which include numerous Berbice and Guyana players, among whom are Sylus Tyndall, Kevin Sinclair, Junior Sinclair, Kevlon Anderson, Keith Simpson, Mahendra Gopilall, Chanderpaul Govindan, Jonathan Rampersaud and Jeremy Sandia.The final is scheduled for next weekend at a venue to be decided by the Board.The vibrant Berbice Cricket Board has already completed the finals of the 2018 Under-15 finals, while finals for Under-17 and Under-19 levels will be played shortly. The tournament is being sponsored by Elizabeth Styles of the United States of America. The Cosmetics brand is very popular in Guyana, with Bissan Trading being one of its distributors locally.last_img read more

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19 Nov

Redknapp fills mouth with maggots

first_imgFormer West Ham and Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp stuffed his face full of maggots on “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!” on Saturday.Redknapp is the latest figure from the footballing world to feature on the show after Wayne Bridge and Neil Ruddock made appearances in recent years.Redknapp, who was once the favourite candidate to take over the England job, has been popular with audiences in the new season of show with his amusing stories – having told his fellow contestants of a particular encounter with Prince Harry at a hotel, whom he didn’t recognise and proceeded to address as “mate”. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Redknapp, who was most recently in charge of Birmingham City of the Championship, has already taken to the Australian jungle life and has already eaten emu meat in recent days.And now he has gone a step lower, filling his face with maggots and other live creatures alongside former TV personality Noel Edmonds.Redknapp said: “I struggle to eat the food, honestly, in the jungle, that we get in camp. I don’t think I’ve really ate anything (much) so this is going to be difficult for me.”I’ve got to do it. I’ve got the grandkids watching. I can’t let them down.”Redknapp also held witchetty grubs, beach worms and a giant burrowing cockroach in his mouth for a few minutes.The former Spurs boss took Tottenham to the Champions League quarter-finals in 2011, defeating both Inter and AC Milan en route to facing Real Madrid in the last eight whi beat them 5-1.Those performances seemingly had him in pole position to take the England job after the sudden sacking of Fabio Capello in 2012, before the FA trumped for Roy Hodgson. Redknapp was sacked by Tottenham at the end of that season.last_img read more

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