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Guyana Rush Saints and Paiwomak Warriors Football Teams to Represent Region 9 in Upcoming Heritage Games

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Members of the Paiwomak Warriors Football Club pose for a photograph at the St. Ignatius Football Ground.

The Guyana Rush Saints Football Club (male) of St. Ignatius Village, and the Paiwomak Warriors Football Club (female) of North Rupununi, Region 9 will be representing their region in the upcoming Heritage games to be held in Georgetown, Guyana.

The teams were selected to represent the region after emerging victorious in the Rupununi Football Association (RFA) tournament held earlier this year.

Members of the Guyana Rush Saints Football Club

Guyana Rush Saints Football Team pose with a trophy after winning a game in the Rupununi Savannahs.

Frankie Parks – 10

Quason Gilitte – 16

Jude Mc Donald – 11

Ken Grant – 09

Orlando – 07

Mark Joseph – 06

John Miguel – 20

Ofancy Winter – 17

Romario Jose – 05

Leroy Johnson – 08

Brandon Parks – 04

Wayne Da Silva – 02

Terry Parks – 03

KC Da Silva – 01

Christopher Andre – 33

Cordell Carmichel – 19

Chadrick Torres – 15

Phillip Xavier – 13

Guyana Rush Saints Football Team (Male) are the defending champions of 2018 National Heritage Knockout football competition.

Members of the Paiwomak Warriors Football Club (female):

The Paiwamok Warriors Football Team pose for with a trophy after winning a game in the Rupununi Savannahs.

Samanta Roberts

Janet Wenceslaus

Julie Scipio

Garcia Joel

Jacklyn Williams

Nann Williams

Shellon Franscipio

Leah Roth

Gloreen Williams

Melanie Dasilva

Satisha Sam

Rachel Moses

Shannon Williams

Fiona Francis.

The Heritage games 2019, coordinated by the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs, will be held this year between September 20 to 22 at the Everest Cricket Club Ground in Georgetown, Guyana, South America.

Like neighboring Brazil just across the border, Football is the predominant sport of the Rupununi Savannahs.

Photos and insider information courtesy of President of the Rupununi Football Association, Rayan Farias.

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