Memorex Enterprise of New Amsterdam, Berbice, is the latest entity to come on board for the highly anticipated Guyana’s Independence T20 Cup to be held at the famous Albion Sports Complex on Sunday.
Executive Director of Memorex, Anthony Ameerally (right), presents his company’s contribution to Anil Beharry of the independence cup organising committee
At a simple presentation ceremony at the company’s office, Executive Director Anthony Ameerally, was high in praise for the tournament and he said he has full confidence in the chairman and other members of the organising committee.
He went on to say that his company fully supports the development of sports and young people in the Region and Guyana as a whole. He is glad that proceeds from this high profile event will go towards charity.
Receiving the cheque was chairman of the organising committee, Anil Beharry, who said he knew Ameerally since school days and he is a man who loves cricket a lot. Ameerally has represented Berbice abd Guyana at softball cricket for many years.
Beharry said he was certain Ameerally would have supported the independence cup, and as such, approached him for the sponsorship. Beharry is very thankful for it and said it will go a long way in making the event a success.
Proceeds from the event will go towards assisting with the development of sports in the region. First division clubs, Albion and Bermine, two schools and orphanages are to benefit.
Consideration is also given to support a young talent in Berbice in the field of culture. Part of the proceeds will also go towards the rehabilitation of the commentary booth at the Albion Sports Complex.
The balance will be shared equally by the two organisations to fulfil their social obligations and community work under the “Power to Change Programme.”
Meanwhile, the draw for Sunday’s matches was done recently and will see Universal DVD Berbice Titans playing Karibee Rice Tigers from 10:00 hours and BK International East Coast Jaguars against Georgetown Lions from 13.30 hours.
The winners will clash in the grand final under lights from 18:30 hours.
The organisers wish to notify the public that no coolers will be allowed irrespective of the size.
Admission to the venue is $500 for adults, while children under 12 years will be admitted free. Popular singer Bunty Singh with his one man band will provide entertainment beyond the boundary.