Minister Henry promises assistance to local CPL franchise

Officials of OPCO (Guyana) Inc., the local franchise for the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) met with Junior Minister in the Ministry of Education Dr. Nicollette Henry on Thursday to update her on plans for the Guyana leg of the 2015 Hero CPLt20 cricket tournament.

The Guyana Amazon Warriors will play four matches at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, East Bank Demerara next month.

Minister Nicolette Henry, third from right with members of the local CPL franchise OPCO on Thursday during a courtesy call to her Main Street Office.
Minister Nicolette Henry, third from right with members of the local CPL franchise OPCO on Thursday during a courtesy call to her Main Street Office.

The Guyana Amazon Warriors will square off against Jamaica Tallawahs on July 15th, then take on St. Lucia Zouks on July 17th, while on July 18th they battle against Barbados Tridents before playing Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel on July 21st.

Kirk Douglas, Events Operations Officer of OPCO (Guyana) Inc. who led the delegation briefed Dr. Henry on Guyana’s preparation to host the matches.

Minister Henry said she was extremely pleased to be updated on Guyana’s preparation and indicated that her Ministry and other government agencies will provide assistance to ensure smooth running of the event.

Also present at the meeting held at the Minister’s office on Main Street were Permanent Secretary Alfred King, Mark Sookhai- Project Manager, Sabrina Panday – Stadium Staff Coordinator, Reon King – Cricket Operations Manager, Troy Peters – Media officer and George Vyphuis – Security and Safety Manager.

 

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