The Linden Youth Leaders Group with support of Mayor Carwyn Holland will be hosting the first ever Linden Games set to run off from February 9 to 11.
The undertaking by the non-governmental organization is geared towards encouraging fitness, healthy living, sports tourism, Linden’s hospitality and engaging their constituencies in celebrating the Region’s love for sport.
The three-day event which gets underway from Friday at 15:00h and features beats like; cycling, swimming, Track and Field, and dominoes, will start with an East versus West Table Tennis Championship at the Mackenzie High School Auditorium.
This is followed by male and female cricket competition at the Bayroc Community Centre ground which bowls off from 10:00hs on Saturday February 10. Also on Saturday, the town’s top footballers representing the east/west communities of the Demerara River which separate the two sides will square off in basketball match at the Mackenzie Sports Club at 20:00h.
Meanwhile, there will be a football game between Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Elite League champions Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Botofago which will serve as the trump card of the Games.