Linden Mayor appointed patron of Martinique clash

first_imgTHE Guyana Football Federation(GFF) has appointed Mayor of Linden,Carwyn Holland,as the official patron of the upcoming international friendly match between Guyana and Martinique to be played on Tuesday, 28th March in Linden.The clash between the Golden Jaguars and a powerful Martinique side,warming up for its fifth appearance at the CONCACAF Gold Cup,marks the return of international football to Lindenafter a six-year hiatus.GFF president Wayne Forde made the patronage announcement during a preparatory inspectionvisit to Linden on Friday.“Mayor Carwyn Holland, on behalf of the Guyana Football Federation Executive Committee,you are now the official patron of the international friendly – Guyana versus Martinique,” GFFpresident Forde said following a meeting with Mayor Holland.“Congratulations to the Linden community. This is an exciting opportunity for Linden to show itself a worthy recipient of such an important friendly match.”The game is scheduled for 20.0hrs on Tuesday, 28th March at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground,with tickets priced at 1500 GYD.The GFF is encouraging all fans to wear yellow to show their support for the Golden Jaguars.“We want to thank you on behalf of the people of Linden – the home of football in Guyana – andI can assure the people will be coming out in full numbers and we will be looking forward towearing our yellow,” Mayor Holland said. “It should be a great day for all of Linden and a greatday for football in Guyana.”The GFF delegation, including Executive Committee member Keith Ojeer; Technical DirectorIan Greenwood;Competitions Director Ian Alves and Marketing and Sponsorship Director DarioMcklmon also met representatives of the Mackenzie Sports Club to discuss logistical planningfor the clash.last_img

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