- Dicember, 13 2008 -
Saturday, December 13 –Kingston, Jamaica: Sunday December 14 marks the end of the 2008 Digicel Caribbean Championships after just 6 months. The Final 2 matches will see Cuba and Guadeloupe competing for third place and US$50,000 at 3:30PM at the National Stadium in Kingston followed by the most anticipated match between Jamaica and Grenada at 6PM. Jamaica and Grenada compete for US$120,000 and the title of Digicel Caribbean Champions.
Digicel and the Caribbean Football Union have planned a spectacular end to this prestigious tournament including a half time show featuring Digicel Rising Star Romain Virgo and International Reggae performer Freddie McGreggor.
CFU President Jack Warner and CFU Senior Vice President Captain Horace Burrell will present medals to 4th place and 3rd place teams directly after the first match. Digicel Group Sponsorship Manager Kieran Foley will then present them with their cheques. 4th place winners will receive US$30,000 and 3rd place winner receive US$50,000.
Match referee awards, the MVP trophy, Silver medals and the coveted DCC Trophy will be presented by Digicel and the CFU at the closing ceremony scheduled for 8PM.
Caribbean fans all across the region will be able to watch the Final DCC action Live in 17 countries:
14. St Kitts & Nevis
15. St Lucia
17. Trinidad & Tobago
As the Caribbean anticipates the 2008 Football Caribbean Champions, 4 teams now prepare for the final battle of 2008.
For match pictures and further information visit www.digicelfootball.com
ABOUT DIGICEL GROUP
Since its launch in 2001, Digicel has become the largest wireless telecommunications operator in the Caribbean with more than six million customers. After seven years, Digicel is renowned for competitive rates, unbeatable coverage, superior customer care, a wide variety of products and services and state-of-the-art handsets. By offering innovative wireless services and community support, Digicel has become a leading brand in the Caribbean and has placed the region at the cutting-edge of wireless communications – the company is also a new entrant to the Central American market.
Digicel is incorporated in Bermuda and now has operations in 31 markets world-wide. Its Caribbean and Central American markets comprise Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Panama, St Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks & Caicos. The Caribbean company also has coverage in St. Martin and St. Barths. Digicel Pacific comprises Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean and Central American sports teams, including the West Indies Cricket Team and Special Olympics teams throughout the region. Digicel is also title sponsor of the Digicel Caribbean Championships and the Copa de Naciones Digicel, which are the Caribbean and Central American qualifiers to the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
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