8th annual Osmond Cummimgs Memorial football extravaganza on Sunday

first_imgCOME Sunday, the 8th annual Osmond Cummings Memorial football extravaganza will be staged at the Silvertown All Stars ground.The annual event is organised by the Botofago Football Club and sponsored by the Cummings Family out of New York,This has been a yearly combination of specially arranged football competitions in honour of Osmond Cummings, who was a prominent football player of Botofago and at one time its president, before he passed away.His brother Nigel ‘Mice’ Cummings and the rest of the Cummings family have set out to recognise his contribution to football in the area where they grew up before migrating and as such are determined to let his memory live on.In light of this ‘Mice’ Cummings who was inspired by his late brother and played for Botofago his entire career as well as for the senior national team is back in Guyana with his family for this special occasion.Four teams will be contesting an Under-15 tournament with hosts Botofago. Rickland Hutson Leadership Academy, Eagles United and a representative team from Buxton will engage each other for the top honours.There will be a female exhibition game between the Botofago team and a rest of Linden side while the big clash of the day is between the Botofago Under-23 taking on the Capital FC from 16:00hrs.The Under-15 tournament will start things rolling from 10:00hrs and the female exhibition game will commence at 14:00hrs, to be followed by the Botofago versus Capital FC Under-23 clash.There will be other attractions at the venue which is behind the Wismar Post Office. Admission is free. (Joe Chapman)last_img read more

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