Education, Discipline, Sports must be taken seriously-Kumar at MCY&S\NSC Academy
The Ministry of Culture Youth and Sport (MCY&S)\National Sports Commission (NSC) cricket academy concluded last Friday at Enterprise Community Centre on the East Coast of Demerara with 38 young cricketers from the East Coast area receiving certificates after completing the one week camp.
Director of Sport Neil Kumar in his remarks urged the participants to take other sport disciplines including Table Tennis, Volleyball and Football seriously. He urged the youngsters to pay much attention to their Education since apart from being cricketers they can also become Scorers, Umpires, Sport Journalists, Selectors and Coaches.
Cricket coach Latchman Yadram said the objective of the camp was to promote and develop young cricketers and to instill in them the value and importance of Discipline in Sports. Apart from cricket the students were also thought about Road Safety, Food and Nutrition, HIV and AIDS and Leadership.
In concluding Yadram thanked the sponsors who joined with the MCY&S, NSC as well as the tutors, coaches and parents in making the camp a success. The sponsors were Guyana Beverage Inc, Ansa Mc Al, Boodram Bakery, Navin Deokisson and Sons Construction, Yadram’s Distribution Service and Samaroo Jailall.