Under 15 National Cricket Team Congratulated on Victory

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Under 15 National Cricket Team Congratulated on Victory

Congratulations to the Dominica under 15 National Cricket Team for dominating the Windward Islands Under-15 Cricket Tournament in convincing fashion, winning five out of six matches played earlier this month in St. Vincent, Sports Coordinator, Mr. Trevor Shillingford stated, this win is significant to Dominica’s continued success for the year.

Mr. Shillingford praised, the Sports Division, for selecting the players.

They practiced at the Botanical Gardens, and at the cricket grounds in Machousherie in preparation for the tournament.

Mr. Shillingford also made mention to the boys that, when they move up to higher level cricket they must ensure continued performance to make their family and their country proud.

West Indies off Spinner, Shane Shillingford, Windwards Player Mr. Tyron Theophille and Captain of the Windwards Island Cricket Team, Mr. Liam Sebastien, were invited to the congratulatory ceremony at the Windsor Park Stadium.

Mr. Shillingford advised the under 15 team, to emulate all positive aspects of Mr. Sebastien, Mr. Theophille and Mr. Shillingford in the hopes that they may be just as successful in their cricket careers.

Coach and Manager of the Dominica under 15 National Cricket Team, Mr. Fernix Thomas said, it was a joy working with the young men on tour and during practice, especially as they were very respectful.

Mr. Thomas said, the boys stuck to the plan, went in the Tournament doing what was required and emerged victorious.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Honourable Justina Charles, added, it was her pleasure to be a part of the ceremony, where the young men celebrated their success following the Tournament.

She went on to commend the parents of the young men.

Mrs. Charles encouraged the young players, to continue the good work they are doing for the country in their contribution to sports.

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