Controversy threatens to disrupt the 2012 Calypso Finals

first_img Sharing is caring! LocalNews Controversy threatens to disrupt the 2012 Calypso Finals by: – February 8, 2012 Tweet Share 46 Views   7 commentscenter_img Victor “Comforter” BiqueThe results of the Calypso Semi Finals have sparked a controversy which has the potential of disrupting the 2012 Calypso Finals carded for February 18th.At the Semi Finals round adjudged by a panel of seven, the following Calypsonians successfully secured a position for the finals; Dice, Web, Sye, Soul Puss, Karessah, Bobb, Vigilante, Checko and Explosion.Victor Bique with the Calypso name ‘Comforter’ has alleged that he was unfairly treated by the association for failing to award him a place in the finals even though he scored the same as Murphy Jno. Jules ‘Sye’ in the Semi Finals.It was reported by a very reliable source closely linked to the panel of judges been revealed by a very reliable source that Sye and Comforter’s scores were tied and as such they should have both been placed in the finals or both been eliminated.The source further disclosed that the Association made a questionable decision to advance Sye to the finals and eliminate Comforter.The controversy which has now surfaced questions the quality of judging and whether or not bias has influenced the panel of judges as well as the results of the competition. Comforter has indicated that he will vigorously pursue the matter. In providing a fair and balanced report, Dominica Vibes News will seek to provide a response from the Dominica Calypso Association. Dominica Vibes News Share Sharelast_img read more

FC Goa to appoint Sukhvinder Singh as CEO

first_imgPanaji, Sep 12 (PTI) FC Goa will be appointing Sukhvinder Singh as the new CEO of the Indian Super League (ISL) club. Singh, who has earlier worked with Nike India and All India Football Federation, will take over as CEO of the Goan franchise of the ISL later this month. According to a club executive, FC Goa had advertised for the CEO post and the management interviewed four shortlisted candidates, one from Goa, two senior officials from existing I-League clubs. Singh, who heads Libero Sports India division, is expected to quit the leading football consultancy and player agency in the next couple of days. He is currently in Manchester attending Soccerex global convention and is expected to arrive in India on Monday. PTI COR ARS BS PDSlast_img read more