GFF and NAMILCO team up to assist fire victim and former national player Richardson

GFF President Wayne Forde

Forde added that the GFF has a “role to play as a federation to step forward and intervene whenever a member of this fraternity is facing a challenge. The National Milling Company is an extension of the football family. They’ve been working with us for more than seven years now supporting youth development, supporting female football, supporting many of our programmes and it was therefore no surprise that (CEO) Mr. (Bert) Sukhai was eager to extend his generosity towards Chan.”

Richardson, with an impressive record of 17 international goals for Guyana, is undoubtedly one of the most decorated Guyanese footballers.

His exceptional skills as a striker have secured him a spot on international and regional teams, including Colorado Rapids in the MLS, Puerto Rico Islanders (USL), Carolina Railhawks (USL) and Joe Public (T&T).

Additionally, he has made significant contributions to local football clubs, including Pele, Alpha United, Beacon, Georgetown Football Club and Fruta Conquerors.

Since retiring from professional football, the celebrated player has actively engaged in youth football development, taking on the role of coaching a NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power Under-17 League team.

NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power Under-17 National Academy Playoff, which complements the GFF Academy Training Centre (ATC) programme, was launched on October 7.