Magnum Independence Futsal Cup: Teams to clash for Commissioner of Police Championship Trophy

The Magnum Independence Futsal Cup continues this Saturday night at the National Park with the semi-final matches seeing Back Circle coming up against Gold is Money while Sparta Boss will come up against Bent Street. To top it off, the semifinalists will be battling for the coveted Commissioner of Police Championship Trophy.

This futsal tournament, which began on April 24, 2022, has already witnessed many shocking performances from the best in the futsal business around Guyana. With the semifinal action set to determine who will lock horns at the big stage of the tournament, the donation from the Commissioner of Police (ag) is most timely as the tournament intensifies.
A statement from Police Commissioner (ag) Clifton Hicken has said, “Football is a bridge that will be used between the public and Police to ensure the energies of youth (are) channelled in a positive way, hence the donation of this trophy and this partnership.”

Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken (left) handing over the Commissioner of Police Championship Trophy to Edison Jefford for the Magnum Independence Futsal Cup

Tournament Organiser Edison Jefford is extremely grateful for the gesture, and has applauded the move as taking a step forward. “Mr. Hicken is no stranger to the sport of football and community development. I applaud this gesture, and commend the Commissioner for taking this step toward grassroots sports that is community-based. I believe it is this type of cooperation that will ensure that the sport and their respective communities win”, Jefferson explained.
The losing quarter-finalists will compete in the Magnum Plate Championship. The eventual winners will receive $40,000. Melanie will oppose Future Stars at 19:00h, while North East La Penitence will lock horns with Showstoppers from 19:30h.
Winners of the quarter-final ties will progress to the semi-final round slated for May 14 at the same venue. The winners of the tournament will collect the package of $700,000, and the championship trophy, while the runners-up will receive $400,000 and the corresponding accolade. The third- and fourth-place finishers will walk away with $200,000 and $100,000 respectively.
The other sponsors of the event are MVP Sport, Nigel Hinds Financial Services, Andrews Supermarket, Bold Expressions Barbershop, Fireside Grill ‘N’ Chill, Star Party Rentals, and Lucozade.