Apr 23, 2013 Sports Comments Off on Kwakwani complete successful tour to Georgetown
The National Sports Commission hosted Kwakwani on Saturday and Sunday 20 and 21, April 2013 in several sporting events.
The Opening Ceremony was held at the National Gymnasium where the gathering was addressed by Mr. Neil Kumar, Director of Sport and the Hon. Minister, Bishop Juan Edghill.
The Director of Sport welcomed and informed the gathering of Government’s plans to upgrade facilities at Kwakwani. The Minister encouraged the participants to use sports and interaction for the development of self, community and county.
On Saturday, the teams were involved in Volleyball, Dominoes and Football at the National Gymnasium and the Western Tigers Football Ground.
At the Western Tiger’s Ground, the Nationals Sports Commission defeated Kwakwani in a keenly contested match, 5 goals to 4. Scorers for National Sports Commission were Michael Oie, Paul Rodney, Nathaniel Nagalloo and Michael Dedio, while Cort Simeon, Ted Rogers and Parris Archer (2) hit the back of the net for Kwakwani.
In the female contest, National Sports Commission struggled but got pass Kwakwani by 2 sets to 1. In the match – Kwakwani males vs NSC females, the going was much easier as the girls whipped the boys 2 sets to nil.
There was no stopping Kwakwani as they totaled 78 games leaving Middle Road Warriors (67) and NSC (65) in the respective second and third positions.
The top scorers for Kwakwani were Ray Garraway (17 games), Abiola Archer (16 games including a love) and Dennis Gobin (14 games).
Middle Road had Gavin Towler (16 games with a love), Frank Small (15 games) and Michael Marques (13 games) as their top scorers.
Gregory La Rose (16 games), Daniel Richmond (15 games) and Bashir Khan (10 games) did the honours for NSC.
The Love Birds were Tyson Kandasammy of Middle Road Warriors and Parris Archer of Kwakwani.
Cricket – Lusignan Community Centre Ground
In the T/20 affair, the aging NSC was no match for the youthful Kwakwani who scored 154 for 6 with Kishon Wong 27, Trevor Garraway 23 and Kishon Phillips and Howard London 21 respectively, then blew away NSC for a meagre 71 all out. Daniel Richmond who scored 12 and Muniram Persaud 10 were the only batsmen to get into double figures for NSC.
Man-of-the-Match went to Khamraj Chand of Kwakwani who captured 4 wickets for 10 runs from his 4 overs.
The tables were turned when Kwakwani faced NSC in the female 10/10 encounter. Kwakwani batted first and scored 75 for 1, with Rosanne Williams 42 and Pinkey Loden 25. NSC replied with 76 for 3. Jana Edghill and Bibi scored 22 runs each.
Rosanne Williams of Kwakwani won the Most Valuable Player Trophy with her magnificent score of 42.
Minister Bishop Edghill, Dr. Morella Joseph, Programme Manager, Human Resource Development, Caricom Secretariat and Permanent Secretary, Alfred King (who represented NSC at cricket) spent much time on Sunday at the Lusignan Community Centre Ground and assisted in the distribution of trophies to winners, along with sports gears and equipment to Lusignan Young Cricketers and Kwakwani.
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