The Guyana Oil Company battled five other teams and emerged victorious in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sports Committee, after an action packed night of aggressive domino competition at the Ministry’s Protocol Division on Friday.
Guyoil walked away with the first place award, earning the Ministry of Citizenship Award, six medals and $20,000 cash prize for their 79 wins for the night.
Sugrim Singh was the most outstanding player, representing Guyoil with 17 wins to his name.
Guyana Prison Service fought valiantly with three wins short of first, managing 77 wins to take home the Ministry of Communities Trophy along with $10,000.
Ministry of Public Infrastructure finished in third while the other teams in the competition included Metro Office Supplies, Noble House, and Guyana National Bureau of Standards.
Coordinator of the event, James ‘Uprising’ Lewis extended congratulations to the Guyoil team and commended every participant for their sportsmanship-like conduct.
James added that this is an achievement for the sporting world as well as the workplace environment as it aims to achieve cohesion throughout the country. He indicated that some 18 teams registered but only the first six were selected for the competition.
Based on the overwhelming support the tournament has received to date, it is also aiming to expand and include a lot more teams as the tournament grows.
He added that corporate Guyana has already expressed an interest in being a part of this imitative.