A. Ally and Sons Showroom located at Sheet Anchor, East Canje, Berbice has once again come on board with the annual fund raiser of the Young Warriors Cricket Club of Cumberland, East Canje, Berbice –
Mash Cup 2016.
At the presentation ceremony held recently, Waqar Sahid, Managing Director said that his Company is once again pleased to be part of this annual event. Sahid said that it is important as a business entity to assist such an important event that will help develop the community in which they operate. He further stated that they are impressed with the work of the club which has produced so many cricketers with special mention of Shimron Hetmyer who recently led the West Indies under-19 team to youth World Cup glory in Bangladesh.
Receiving the cheque on behalf of the club was first division skipper, Wahied Edwards, who thanked the sponsor for his continued support of the club. He called on the residents in the area to support the business so that it can give back to the community. He called on other businesses and private individuals to follow suit. Edwards reiterated the club’s motto of “Striving for excellence through cricket and education” and promised that it will be upheld despite the challenges.
Other sponsors on board so far are beverage giants ANSA McAL, Ashiek and Sons Motor Supplies and Auto Sale, Massy Distribution, Roshan Satar Supermarket and Office Express.
This event will form part of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary celebration with proceeds going towards further improvements to the club’s facilities and day to day running. In addition, funds will be allocated to three schools in the No.19 to Gangaram area.
The tournament will be played on Tuesday February 23, 2016, a national holiday and will involve ten second division teams from the area. It will be five overs a side with no first division cricketer allowed. Top clubs such as Canje Pathfinders, Betsy Ground Triple Stars, Kendall’s Union A, Rose Hall Community Center and the host are expected to take part. Incentives with the value of over $100,000 will be up for grabs along with lots of gate prizes.
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