Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation Tournament 2018…Following the Junior and Senior competitions, Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) has now moved on to staging their Regional Under-11, 13, 15, & 17 Championships also in neighbouring Suriname.The team of Vikash Mootoo and Matthew Beharry compete in the Under 15 doublesThe competition which is also being held at the Ring Sports Center in Paramaribo, is providing much needed international exposure to a group of Guyana’s youngest badminton players, most of whom have not competed overseas before.The competition which began on Sunday evening saw the Guyanese players performing to the best of their abilities against more seasoned players their age.Expectantly, Priyanna Ramdhani continues to showcase excellent skill and talent as she participates in yet another CAREBACO International tournament, this time it is the Under 17 competition. Going into her third straight week of competition, Ramdhani has proven that talent does not get tired or weary.Given that the badminton powerhouse is only 16 years of age, she is now competing against players who are roughly within her own age group. Similarly to the other CAREBACO championships in previous weeks, Ramdhani has started out with a blemish less streak.In the women’s singles, Ramdhani has advanced to the semifinal round by defeating Fiona Li 21-14, 21-1.Later on in the women’s doubles, the young woman paired up with Robyn Sobers of Barbados to defeat Suriname’s Kayleigh Moenne and Faith Sariman 21-17, 21-17.Over in the mixed doubles division she partnered with Trinidad and Tobago’s Vance Juteram to secure a win over Kevin Karg and Faith Sariman of Suriname 21-9, 21-9, in order to advance to the semis.Additionally, in the Under 11 category, Mishka Beharry was defeated by Le Yan Sharon Li of Suriname 21-7, 21-1 and by Gillian Jones of the same country 21-5,21-2 in round one and two respectively.Vikash Mootoo and Matthew Beharry were the Guyanese who competed in the Boys Under 15 category. Playing against Ky-Mani Ormskerk of Suriname, Mootoo lost 21-6, 21-5. Beharry also lost his encounter with Suriname’s Rivano Bisphan 21-3, 21-3.The duo also teamed up for the doubles competition which they lost to Rivano Bispan and Timothy Karg 21-6, 21-4.The competition will continue for the remainder of the week with games every evening at the Ring Sports Center in Paramaribo Suriname.