Defence Force FC are First Citizens Knockout Cup Champions

Press Release

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First Citizens extends congratulations to the Defence Force Football Club (FC) and the Athletic Club (AC) of Port of Spain that emerged as the winners and runners up respectively in the First Citizens Knockout Cup. This sponsorship underscores our commitment to fostering talent and supporting the dreams of athletes in our community.

The First Citizens Knockout Cup, held at various football fields across the country from April 20 to May 29, displayed the incredible skill and sportsmanship of sixteen football teams that were vying for the cup title. The competition was fierce, but the Defence Force FC emerged victorious, demonstrating exceptional talent, dedication and a true passion for the game.

“We are immensely proud of the winners, Defence Force FC and the runners-up, AC Port of Spain for their outstanding achievement at the First Citizens Knockout Cup, Our sponsorship of this event reflects our dedication to supporting the community and promoting the development of professional football. We believe in the power of sports to bring people together and inspire excellence.”

Neela Moonilal-Kissoon, Group Deputy CEO – Operations and Administration of First Citizens.

As part of our sponsorship, the Group provided essential resources for the tournament, including covering the cost for the Tobago teams to come to Trinidad to participate. This initiative is part of our broader mission to invest in community development and support initiatives that promote growth, unity and well-being.

The Group remains committed to supporting sports and other community initiatives, recognizing the significant role we play in fostering a positive and dynamic environment. We look forward to continuing our partnership with the First Citizens Knockout Cup and other similar events in the future.

First Citizens is a leading financial institution dedicated to providing exceptional banking services to individuals and businesses. With a strong commitment to community development, we support various initiatives that promote youth education, sports, gender and the environment. Our mission is to empower our customers and communities to achieve their financial and personal goals.

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