Radar Security Service and Supplies and BK International have joined the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Super16 Cup ahead of the New Year’s Day final.Radar Security Service and Supplies through Managing Director, Adepemo Peters, handed over the company’s contribution to President of the GFF, Wayne Forde, citing that his company has been following the progress of the sport and tournament.He said the company felt it necessary to further empower the GFF towards hosting a successful competition.Peters, himself a former football administrator, congratulated President Forde and the GFF for the positive leadership the sport has enjoyed over the past four years and promised that his company would continue to support this forward thrust in whatever way they can.Meanwhile, owner of BK International, Brain Tiwari, and his son, Kyle, presented a sponsorship cheque to Forde towards the hosting of the tournament.Handing over the cheque at their Water Street, Kingston Office, both father and son expressed delight at being able to support the sport once again, noting that the company has always been doing their bit in support of not only football, but sports on the whole in Guyana.Kyle Tiwari hands over sponsorship to GFF President Wayne Forde in the presence of his father, Brian Tiwari.The senior Tiwari noted that they have been observing the strides the sport has been making over the past few years, pointing out that clubs always look forward to having a good time at the year-end tournament.President Forde, in accepting the sponsorship, thanked both companies for their partnership through this tournament and assured them that the positive developments would only get better.Forde also pointed out that the teams in this year’s Super16 have all done their best and is expecting more fierce battles in tonight’s semifinals when Fruta Conquerors tackle Santos FC and the Guyana Police Force face the Guyana Defence Force.
Shane Ronayne’s side defeated Down 5-14 to 0-3 in their latest outing of the campaign, which was played in Ardfinnan.Tipp’s next match is against Meath.
Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos and Rangers outfielder Delino DeShields Jr. risked serious injury Tuesday in the field, but also saved runs through their fearless defensive play.Chirinos put himself in the way of White Sox catcher Welington Castillo, who was barreling toward the plate, not only hanging onto the ball to record the out but also keeping Chicago from extending a promising inning. DeShields, meanwhile, made a leaping catch in Toronto at the expense of his head, which banged into the outfield wall. MORE: As 2019 MLB rookie hitters pile up numbers, a look at past classesWhile updated MLB rules state runners cannot go out of their way to knock over a catcher at the plate, they are allowed to plow through a backstop when their opponent impedes the baseline. That’s what happened with Chirinos, who fielded a slightly offline throw from George Springer just as Castillo approached. Chirinos appeared shaken up but remained in the game.Who put that wall there? #TakeItBack pic.twitter.com/ArnxIF2Qw2— Houston Astros (@astros) August 13, 2019DeShields made his risky play with the bases loaded, saving right-hander Lance Lynn from several runs scoring. He also narrowly avoided serious damage to his head. DeShields remained on the ground for several moments before trotting back to the dugout under his own power.HOLY MOLY! @LinoDeShields goes FULL SEND to end a bases loaded jam for Lance Lynn!He would end up being okay after hitting his head on the outfield wall.#TogetherWe pic.twitter.com/G4fscc1aJ9— FOX Sports Southwest (@FOXSportsSW) August 14, 2019Each player likely gained extra support in their respective clubhouses for their all-out efforts, but maybe they’ll play it a little more careful next time.