Grand Basa County narrowly whipped Grand Gedeh County 3-0 in the opening game of the 21-day’s Mock County Meet organized by the King Peter’s town Youth for Development, on the King Peter’s town sports pitch, Bong Mine Bridge community.Bassa’s hitmen Teklo Tweh, Mulbah T. Kollie, John S. Lebbie in the 43rd minute raised the curtain on the tackle-field of eight players on each side.The main financier of the tournament, Rep. Adolph Lawrence said the tournament was intended to develop the skills of the youths, engage in community consciousness and correlate with his constituency.The Montserrado County District #15 Representative, prior to the kick-off, admonished the players, referees and organizers to exhibit fair play.However, according to the organizer, the winner of the tournament will receive US$75; runner up will get US$50 and 2nd runner up will grab US$25.According to today’s fixture Margibi faces River Gee and Nimba meets Sinoe. On Tuesday, Bomi will lock horns with Lofa and Maryland will lock horns with Grand Kru County; and on Wednesday, Bong County will face Grand Cape Mount County.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Five days after colliding with a motor lorry along the Haslington Public Road, on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD), a labourer attached to the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital.The deceased: Kristoff SpencerKristoff Spencer, 21, of Lot 99 Charles Street, Golden Grove, ECD took his last breath in the wee hours of Sunday morning. His girlfriend, Ebony Scott who was also involved in the accident remains hospitalised.Based on reports received, the now dead man who was also a deejay was riding his motorcycle heading to Georgetown when he collided with a motor lorry which was heading in the opposite direction. Scott was the pillion rider.Calwin Wilson, a close friend of Spencer told Guyana Times that the truck was reportedly attempting to make a right turn into a street at Haslington, when the collision occurred.Spencer sustained a concussion, broken legs and injuries to his spinal cord. Since then, both Spencer and Scott have been patients at the GPHC. Wilson explained that the young man started to deejay with Real Vibes after which he joined the Gold Rock Music System. He described Spencer as a young man full of potential, who socialised with the ‘crew’ when he was not at work. He was a lover of music and a very caring young man.Several close friends took to Facebook to express shock at the passing of the young man. Former Carib Soca Monarch, Kwasi “Ace” Edmondson related that Spencer was indeed a young man who was eager to learn and was versed in the deejay business.Edmondson expressed his deepest sympathies to the family and close friends of the deejay.However, the driver of the motor lorry was arrested and released after the 72-hour detention period had expired.In light of the death of the young man, the Police are expected to institute charges against the lorry driver.Spencer leaves to mourn his parents and four siblings. An autopsy is expected to be performed today.