While the first edition of "G-16" begins its final stretch, the CEO of Zenith Radio TV, Rony Colin welcomes the opportunities that football tournament provides young Haitian who lack talent management.
The image of "G-16 is that of a successful combination of football and music, the largest sporting and cultural animation of the Plaine du Cul-de-Sac. Indeed, the competition, which runs from December 16, 2009 to January 2, 2010 to T-Rony Colin Park located in Bon Repos, offers football players with evolving professional 1st Division and a Haitian musical component with the best bands Haitian.
After the pool stages, eight ( teams will undertake this very December 29 in the quarterfinals, it is Fuji for live volo Volo, Jaguar, Benfica Ifoksa, MRV, Pump it Unit and up.
For musical entertainment, December 30, the T-Park Rony Colin Kreyòl the host, Fasil and K-zino. December 31 is reserved for the contest Rap Creole for discovering new talent. The grand finale will take place January 2, 2010 and will be followed by the delivery of T-Vice and Barikad Crew.
For Rony Colin proponent of the "G-16, this competition is also a way to combat juvenile delinquency in Plain. "By organizing artistic and cultural activities, investors help reduce social tensions while providing opportunities for young people," he said. "In Haiti we have a lot of young talent, but they need help from state or private sector members to exploit their potential."
"With the championship as we organize holidays for several years and with the G-16, the Haitian players have been winning contracts abroad," said Rony Colin. The best player in the league last holiday of 2009, Evens Prophet, "said Mac Manamana, has signed a contract with a club from Martinique. Other players may also benefit because we have good relationships with club managers of Martinique, said essentially the CEO of Zenith Radio TV encouraging other investors to follow his example.
In addition, this year's G-16 is wearing a Creole rap contest for discovering new talents in the Hip-Hop. The winners of this contest will receive sponsorship for the production of a video clip, among others.
The champion team of the 1st edition of "G-16" will receive a bonus of 150,000 gourds, the vice-champion will earn 50,000 gourds. Awards are also made for the best goal scorer, player and goalkeeper of the tournament. They will each receive 5000 gourds, according to what was said Serge Toussaint, the coordinator of the competition.
Christian Jr Desrameaux
Source: CJD / HPN (French)
Levanjiltv: English translation