Guinness “Greatest of the Streets” Linden…
The destiny of several teams will be known tonight when the curtains come down on the group round in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Linden Championships being played at the Silver City Hard-Court Tarmac.
Several upsets have to date occurred at the venue; and in the process, several high-profile must-win matches have been set up as teams strive to earn a place in the business round of the tournament.
In the night’s first match, Assassa Ballers will oppose Amazings from 19:30hrs, then NK Ballers will battle Capital Storm from 20:00hrs.
The third fixture will pit High Rollers against Retrieve Unknowns from 20:30hrs, before Amelia’s Ward Russians lock horns with Coomacka from 21:00hrs.
In the final two matches, home side Swag Entertainment battle Wisroc at 21:30hrs, while fellow community team and defending champion Silver Bullets tackle Barsenal from 22:00hrs.
According to an official release from the coordinators, “Despite the weather, which has hindered the play, we have experienced quality football; and with several teams needing to win on the night, we are expecting nothing short of excitement for the fans, who are expected to descend on the venue.”
The release further said, “The dates for the tournament have also been shifted, with the quarterfinal and semi-final pegged for tomorrow [Saturday]. This move will ensure a faster conclusion of the event and force the teams to prepare and execute better as they aim to seal a place in the championship match. The grand finale is slated for May 18th.”