Cevons partnering with GBA for Caribbean Schoolboys Boxing Championships
Cevons Waste Management has come out in support of the fourth annual Caribbean Schoolboys and Juniors Boxing Championships, which will be staged at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall from August 16-18.
Boxers from Trinidad and Tobago, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Barbados and St. Lucia will vie to dethrone the host.
President of Guyana Boxing Association Steve Ninvalle accepted the sponsorship from Cevons on Wednesday.
“We are grateful to Cevons for coming on board the Winfield Brathwaite Caribbean Schoolboys and Juniors Boxing tournament. We would have only had to seek out the support and we had positive response in less than one day, and we would hope this would not be the last time they will be with us as the association has more to do as it relates to both local and international boxing,” Ninvalle said.
Allana McCullock, Administrative Manager at the Waste Management entity, indicated this is the company’s way of helping youths to engage in positive activities, which in effect create social change.
Meanwhile, Team Guyana, which had over 10 weeks of encampment named, has named the squad.
Boys: Age 12-14: Theirry Moore, Sean Graham, Wayne Castillo, Jaqwan Milo
15-16: Travis Inverary, Mark Crawford, Alex Butcher, Emmanuel Pompey
Juniors (17-18): Richard Howard, Isaiah Moore, Jerron McKenzie and Fitzroy Heywood
Girls: 13-14: Alesha Jackman
Juniors: Abiola Jackman
E-Networks, Hand-in-Hand, Massy Distribution and Courts Guyana, Associated Packers Industry of Sheriff Street, Power Producers and Distributors Inc., Secure Innovations and Concepts, Bounty Farms Limited, Maggie’s Snackette, National Sports Commission, Ministry of Social Cohesion, Department of Culture, Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs are the other sponsors thus far.
The Championship is scheduled to commence at 18:00h daily and Ringside tickets cost $1,500 each, Stands $500 and season tickets $4,000.