Months of dedication and application to their tasks have finally borne fruit for local beach footballers when the government stepped in with a sizeable grant to facilitate the continued development of the sport.
According to the President of the Cool Runnings Beach Football Club, Rollin Tappin, officials of the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports has just released a grant of approximately One million dollars as a part of the community grounds development program undertaken by that Ministry.
Works have already been started with the construction of a 50 feet concrete and lumber bleacher, supported by a 30 feet concrete wall for advertising purposes at the Bayroc Sports Club and Fitness Centre Sand Reserve Ground.
Workers have also commenced works on the sand pitch and the project is expected to be completed by mid November. Officials of the beach football fraternity are indeed delighted and said that the new facility will also be used for beach volleyball. They said that the new facility will catapult the growth and development of both sports disciplines.
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