Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017. 10:24 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: The Belize Ek Balam Poktapok team was in Guatemala over the weekend competing in the 2nd annual Poktapok Worldcup tournament. Pok-A-Tok is a Mayan ball game with ritual associations.
Members of the Belize team are from Yo Creek Village, Orange Walk
Participating countries included Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.
Last night, Belize won the championship making them the Worldcup Poktapok Champions for 2017.
The team defeated El Salvador for the championship.
At noon today, residents are welcoming the champions with a motorcade from Tower Hill bridge into Orange Walk Town.
BBN congratulates the team!
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