Upper Mazaruni Games Kick off

DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 7, 2017

The 20th annual Upper Mazaruni District Games 2017 was officially commissioned yesterday by President David Granger.

President David Granger kicks off the football to initiate the 2017 games.

He was accompanied by a Ministerial team which included Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe, Minister of Culture Youth and Sport Nicolette Henry, Minister within the Ministry of Communities Dawn Hastings-Williams and Dr. George Norton, Minister of Social Cohesion.

The ceremony held at the Kamarang Warawatta Sports Ground, Region 7, was also attended by other Regional officers and officials, among whom was Director of the National Sports Commission Christopher Jones, and President of the Guyana Football Federation Wayne Forde.

Hinterland teams from the following villages: Paruima, Waramadong, Kamarang, Kako, Jawalla, Phillipai, Imbaimadai, Chinoweing, Quebanang, Kaikan, Arau, will be participating in the games.  Competing for the first time is a team from Chenapau, Region 8 and another from San Juan on the border with Venezuela.

A detailed report will follow on Monday’s edition of Info Hub.

Overhead view of the Kamarang Warawatta Sports Ground.







Photo credit: Ministry of the Presidency and Department of Public Information.


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