NAMS for Sir Garfield Sobers schools tourney
The New Amsterdam Multilateral School (NAMS) of Berbice will be participating in the 27th Annual Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools cricket tournament from July 6 – 27 in Barbados.
This will be the institution’s third year in the tournament. Last year they finished 7th out of 20 teams and in 2011 they were the highest placed Guyanese team ending in 5th position out of 25 teams.
The squad consists of a number of players who have represented Berbice at the Under-15 and Under-19 Inter County competitions namely Leon Andrews, Martin Singh and Parmanand Narine.
The school has produced a number of talented cricketers including Shawn Pereira, Hakeem Hinds and Shailendra Shameer who have gone on to play the game at the national level.
The team will be Coached by former Guyana Under-19 player and Physical Education teacher Andrew Williams and Managed by Tamesh Mohabir.
The school will be holding a series of fund raising activities to assist in offsetting expenses for the tournament, they have planned a school fair on June 29, while there will also be donation sheets and raffle.
They would like to thank past sponsors; Ansa McAl, Republic Bank, Hand in Hand and New Building Society, and are also calling on the business community for support in this venture.
Persons who are willing to assist can contact Williams or Mohabir at the school.