Ansa McAl Berbice Branch Manager Mark Bhikhai (left) hands over the sponsorship cheque to Vice President of the Club Hubern Evans
Ansa McAl became the latest entity to offer sponsorship for the second edition of the Young Warriors Cricket Club Mashramani Cup.
The competition will be held on February 23 and targets second division cricket teams in the East Canje/East Coast Berbice area.
Mashramani Cup, which is organised by the Young Warriors Cricket Club, is being promoted to develop young cricketers and to raise funds for the club.
Meanwhile, at the presentation ceremony, Ansa McAl Berbice Branch Manager Mark Bhikhai said his company is delighted to be part of the event for the second time.
He added that his company is fully aware of its role in community development and will support events that will keep young people away from drugs and other ills of society.
Vice President of the Young Warriors Cricket Club Hubern Evans thanked Ansa McAl for their continued support and assured the sponsor that proceeds from this will go towards continued development of the club and its resources.
Ten teams will once again vie for the top price of $60,000, plus a trophy.
The second place team will collect $30,000 and trophy, third place finisher will collect $15,000, while the fourth place team will be presented with a trophy.
There will also be incentives for the man-of-the-match in the final.
The tournament will be played on a five-over-per-side basis and teams will be allowed to field one first division player.