[www.inewsguyana.com] – Local celebrities will team up with first division players in order to participate in the much anticipated ‘Respect the Game’ basketball event slated for Saturday, December 13 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
The event is being held with the purpose of raising funds for charitable organisations in Guyana as well as returning respect to the game of basketball.
Sports Journalist Rawle Toney and captain of ‘Team Toney’ noted that all systems are in place for the event as his team is confident of pulling off the win.
“We are very confident, I think we possess some of the best players Guyana has to offer at every position and although it’s about having fun it started as a competitive challenge,” the award winning journalist stated.
Toney’s team will feature former National point guard and captain Lugard Mohan, former Junior National and proprietor of Wind Jammer International Hotel Carey Griffith, Pernell Cummings (Courts Guyana Marketing Manager), Ronald Grogan (Canada), Robert Adelson (US Embassy Public Affairs Officer) and Joel Simpson (Founder-Director SASOD).
Ravens’ star forward Akeem ‘The Dream’ Kanhai and guard Dominic ‘The logo Kid’ Vincente along with Colts scoring guard Shelroy Thomas, Pacesetters’ sharpshooter Stephan Gillis, Colts big-man Shane are also part of the team.
Further, Toney shared that his celebrities are primed and ready for the game.
“Everybody will hold their own, everybody wants to go there and play and have fun even the females, they are all very optimistic about winning,” he mentioned.