Press Release:-The 2016 Blackheart Football Competition has received a much needed boost from Lucozade, distributed here in Saint Lucia by Peter & Company Distribution (PCD). Lucozade will sponsor the popular Blackheart Football Competition to the sum of EC$5,000 in cash and product.
According to Lucozade Brand Manager at PCD Damian Francois, the company has recognized the role that Blackheart has played in the growth and development of football across the length and breadth of Saint Lucia. “It is for this reason that we decided to come on board in a big way this year with this very important football tournament,” Francois says.
As part of its overall sponsorship Lucozade will be the official energy drink of the tournament and patrons can win 6 packs of Lucozade at all matches. Lucozade will also conduct sampling of product at the games and Lucozade dancers will be on show at the games to create brand awareness and visibility. Teams reaching the semi finals and finals will also receive special Lucozade packs.
The tournament which kicked off on Saturday September 17th, 2016 at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground saw two exciting matches on that day – Central Castries coming up against Roseau Valley and Canaries vs Anse La Raye. On
Sunday September 18th, 2016 also at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground two matches were played – La Clery vs Dennery and Babonneau vs Mabouya.
The games shift to the Phillip Marcelin Grounds in Vieux Fort on Wednesday September 21st where Vieux Fort North will meet Marchand at 6 pm and at 8:00 p.m. – Vieux Fort South vs South Castries.
On Saturday September 24th, September 2016 the games shift to the Soufriere Mini Stadium: 6:00 p.m. – Micoud (defending champions) vs SLFA U20 and at 8:00 p.m. – Soufriere vs Gros Islet.
All games will be powered by Lucozade of course!