NAMILCO brands Rose Hall Town First Division team

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The Rose Hall Town NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour First Division team recently received the final installment of its sponsorship deal with its official sponsor, the National Milling Company (NAMILCO).

Secretary/CEO of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC), Hilbert Foster, received the cheque from Ralf Hemsing, Operation Manager of the Company. NAMILCO come on board as the sponsor of the team earlier this year.

Foster, who is also the President of the Berbice Cricket Board, stated that the support of the Agricola-based company has been crucial to the success of the team, which has so far reached the final of two tournaments in 2019.

They defeated Albion in the semi-final of the Stag Beer 50-over round-robin tournament and then got the better of Young Warriors CC by seven runs to advance to the final of the Ivan Madray Memorial 20/20 tournament.

The team is currently preparing to participate in the Berbice Cricket Board’s Banks Beer Two-Day and Busta Champion of Champions 40-over tournaments.

The team has three of its members involved in the ongoing Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 Cup- Assad Fudadin, who has scored a century for Jamaica Scorpions, Guyana Jaguars all-rounder Clinton Pestano and Kevin Sinclair, who has impressed on debut for the West Indies Emerging Players team.

Kevlon Anderson is also a part of the West Indies Under-19 training squad for the Youth World Cup, while Sheneta Grimmond, Shemaine Campbelle and Shabika Gajnabi are playing for West Indies female team. Anderson, Junior Sinclair and Matthew Pottaya also played for Guyana at the junior level.

Additionally, a total of 10 players participated in the recent GCB franchise league, namely Clinton Pestano, Junior Sinclair, Kevlon Anderson, Shawn Pereira, Eon Hooper, Chanderpaul Govindhan, Jonathan Rampersaud, Kevin Sinclair, Jason Sinclair and Sylus Tyndall.

Foster, the long-serving Secretary/CEO, also revealed that the NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Under-21 team has reached the finals of the BCB Elizabeth Styles Under-21 tournament. The players were also involved in over 22 personal developmental programmes to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

They include monthly old age pensioners breakfast programme, Say No to Suicide posters, Youth Information booklet, Medical Outreach, donation to the Port Mourant Hospital, donations to schools and NGOs among others.

Assistant Secretary/CEO of the club, Simon Naidu, expressed thanks to the management of NAMILCO, especially Managing Director Bert Sukhai and Financial Controller Fitzroy McLeod for their cooperation.

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