GABA launches Philip George Memorial tournament

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GABA President Michael Singh and GABF President Nigel Hinds pose with players and the Philip George Memorial trophy.
GABA President Michael Singh and GABF President Nigel Hinds pose with players and the Philip George Memorial trophy.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The third edition of the Philip George Legacy Memorial basketball tournament was launched on Wednesday evening (October 29) at Palm Court.

The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) will feature 10 first division teams as well as eight third division teams.

President of GABA, Michael Singh noted the tournament’s importance highlighting that Philip George was a great influence to the sport, especially in Georgetown.

The first division teams will play for the top prize of $100,000 while the third division teams will play for the first place prize of $35,000.

President of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF), Nigel Hinds commended Singh for his efforts with basketball in Georgetown while sharing that the Federation is hoping to end the year with a “bang”.

Singh also revealed that when the tournament concludes on December 14, there will be a one-on-on tournament being called “Iron Man”.

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  1. Phillip George aka P George died in poverty, in an old dilapidated house his parents left in Carmichael st. I am happy that you guys in shame finally did something, I guess next yall will go paint his tomb. Sad and shameful.

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