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September 17, 2021
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NCD Governors’ Easter Cup Begins

The NCD Governors’ Easter Cup kicked off at Kone Tigers Oval with 32 teams taking part in the competition. The games will run for four days and will see its grand final on Monday.

The Kone Tigers oval came alive with fans and supporters who turned up to cheer for their teams. 

 

Teams around the nation’s capital battled on field as 32 teams came head to head against each other, including a team from the University of PNG.

 

In the second round of matches, Gold Black Knights battled on field with Morata Swans, both showing strong defense. It was a great battle field for the Gold Black Knights, though lacking in speed and power. The Morata Swans flew high, dispatching its opponent with a two-point lead and winning with 8 points to 4. 

 

A tough match ensued in the third game between 9 mile Dragons and Guava Stealers but the Guava Stealers, who came in with the exact colors and design as their opponents, caused a confusing start after deciding to have its jerseys inverted. Regarless of a good start from both teams, it certainly got the best of them.

 

Guava Stealers, being the youngest team in the competition, satisfied itself scoring 8 points in the first half. In the second half, Guava stealers stole 4 points making a 12 point win over 9 Mile Dragons.

 

The tournament will run for 4 days and will end on Monday. The main purpose of the tournament is to keep the youth off the streets during the festive season with a worthwhile activity to keep them occupied.

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