Mar 03, 2016 Sports
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Scotiabank kiddy cricket is set to commence shortly across the country. The programme was launched yesterday at the GCB office and will target 210 primary schools.
The programme is designed to impart the necessary knowledge to students which will help them execute his/her cricketing skill using the correct technique.
Speaking at the ceremony, Marketing Manager of Scotiabank, Jennifer Cipriani, said they are pleased to be associated with the programme once again. “We at Scotiabank remain committed to the development of cricket. We have seen the benefits of this partnership with the GCB and are happy with the achievements of the youths,” she added.
Assistant Chief Education Officer (Primary), Baydewan Rambarran congratulated the GCB and Scotiabank on the venture stating that the students will benefit tremendously while Treasurer of the GCB Anand Kaladeen indicated that the programme has played an important role in the development of the game locally.
Among those that attended the ceremony were Nicholas Fraser of the Education Ministry’s Allied Arts Unit, Sports Chairman of the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), Seon Bristol, and Taaliba Speede of the Child Care and Protection Agency.
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