Bissan’s Trading of 94 King Street, Georgetown has come on board the sponsorship team in support of this year’s two-week Malteenoes Cricket Academy, which starts on July 23.Bissoon SinghBissan’s Trading Proprietor Bissoon Singh said he played some cricket at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) as a leg-spinner before getting into cricket administration because he wanted to help the development of cricket in Guyana, especially on the East Coast of Demerara where he holds a prominent position in the cricketing fraternity.“This is a great concept and I know how much the youngsters will learn from this and hopefully some players from this Academy will go on to play at the highest level. The East Coast Board has held summer camps in the past and I wish Malteenoes all the best,” said Singh.The sponsorship cheque was collected by Malteenoes’ Public Relations Officer (PRO) Sean Devers, who thanked the company for its contribution, adding that he knew Singh wanted to see cricket strive in Guyana.The Malteenoes Cricket Academy was launched in July 1993 in recognition of the Club’s motto, “Our Youth, Our Future” and caters for males and females aged 6-13 and 14-18.Registration is $3000 and lunch and snacks will be provided. The Academy caters for 90 students and registration closes on July 20.It will include classroom and field work, which will provide participants with the tools to become cricketers, umpires, scorers, journalists and broadcasters, all of which can be well-paid careers.National U-17 Coach Orin Bailey is the Head Coach, while former Test pacer Colin Stuart, Guyana Head Coach Esuan Crandon and a NSC qualified Coach will conduct technical and physical sessions and facilitators will discuss on Education, Social Skills, Health and Hygiene, Etiquette, Child Protection, Law and History of Cricket, Umpiring and Scoring.The Academy has produced Test players Ramnaresh Sarwan and Ryan Ramdass along with former USA Captain Steve Massiah while Azeemul Hannif and Ricardo Mohamed have played First-Class Cricket. Parents or guardians can uplift registration forms from the Malteenoes Sports Club in Thomas Lands or call 225-6509.
0Shares0000Betway country manager Leon Kiptum announcing the winner who will watch live Harambee Stars take on Algeria in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations. Photo/COURTESYNAIROBI, Kenya, May 14 – With Kenya playing in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 15 years, one lucky fun Stephen Oketch will get to enjoy a once in a lifetime experience after betting firm Betway gifted him with a fully paid trip to watch the opening match pitting Harambee stars and Algeria June 23 in Egypt.Oketch was the lucky winner of the Road to Egypt promotion, which ran from the March 4 to April 28. His prize is an all-expenses-paid trip for him and a partner to watch the Kenyan national team, the Harambee Stars, live in Egypt for their Cup of Nations match as they take on Algeria June 23 in their opening match.Out of the many Betway Kenya customers who participated in the promotion, Stephen Oketch emerged as the winner of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.In addition to watching the Harambee Stars take on the best teams in Africa, the six-day trip will include a visit to some of the most popular Egyptian tourist attractions including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and the Papyrus Institute.To be entered into the draw, players simply had to place a bet on any soccer event from the 4th of March to the 28th of April.Each bet would earn the player an entry into a weekly draw to win cash, smartphones, and Free Bets, as well as an entry into the grand prize draw to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Egypt to watch Kenya take on Africa’s best.“Betway Kenya is pleased to give Stephen and his partner this great and once in a lifetime opportunity to experience African football at its best. We take pride in giving our customers memorable sporting experiences such as this one through our various products.” Leon Kiptum, Betway Country Manager said.“We encourage more people to continue playing with us and stand a chance to win just like Stephen,” Kiptum added.As one of the most popular sports betting brands in the country, Betway Kenya has rewarded many of its registered customers with great giveaways through its various promotions such as 4-To-Score, in which Doreen Kanana was a winner this month. Betway would like to congratulate Stephen Oketch and wish him and his partner well on their trip.0Shares0000(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)