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Guinness “Greatest of the Streets” Linden edition: Defending champions begin tournament on high note

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Team ‘Excuse the Rush’

Three-time defending champions Swag Entertainment, Excuse the Rush, Hard-ball, and Spaniards were among the winners when the ‘Guinness Greatest of the Streets’ Linden edition commenced on Wednesday evening at the Silver City Hard-court.
Swag Entertainment needled Anybody Could Get It 1-0, while Excuse the Rush demolished Tidal Wave 6-2. The Spaniards grounded the Hi-Flyers 3-1, while Hard-ball squeaked past the Universal Ballers 2-1 on penalty kicks after normal time ended with the game at 1-1.
In other results, Fearless brushed aside Coomacka 2-0, while Young Guns defeated Super Strikers via walkover.

Team Hardball

The event will continue today at the same venue with another round of matches. V-Side and High Rollers will battle in the opening match at 19:00hrs, while the BB Ballers and Turf President will take centre stage at 19:40hrs. The third encounter of the evening would pit Top Strikers against Double 6 at 22:20hrs, while One Side will lock horns with DC Ballers at 21:00hrs.
In the fifth fixture, Amoria will match skills with the Silver Bullets at 21:40hrs, while YMCA will face off against the Assassa Ballers in the final match of the evening, at 22:20hrs.

The Swag Entertainment outfit

The winner of the tournament will walk away with $500,000 and the championship trophy, besides an automatic berth to the national championship, which is pencilled for August in Georgetown. The second, third, and fourth-place finishers would pocket the respective prizes of $400,000, $300,000, and $250,000 and corresponding accolade.
This tournament is also sponsored by Colours Boutique, which has provided the playing kits for the entirety of the season.

Complete Results
Game 1
Swag Entertainment-1 vs. Anybody Could Get It-0
Game 2
Coomacka-0 vs. Fearless-2
Game 3
Spaniards-3 vs. Hi-Flyers-1
Game 4
Excuse the Rush-6 vs. Tidal Wave-2
Game 5
Universal Ballers-1 vs. Hard-ball-1
Hard-ball won 2-1 on penalty kicks
Game 6
Young Guns vs. Super Strikers
Young Guns won via walkover

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