Overseas-based Guyanese give financial support to Guyana’s Champions League preparation


THE Guyana national cricket team now preparing for the challenging Airtel Champions League Twenty20 tournament in South Africa next month continues to receive best wishes and tangible support from Guyanese at home and abroad. Expressing great pride at the success in the regional Twenty20 competition and applauding Guyana’s qualifying for the prestigious Champions League, seventeen United States-based businessmen have contributed (G$800 000) towards the team’s preparation.
The contributors are Bhola Ramsundar, of Bhola Insurance & Travel Service, Kawal Totaram, Attorney-at-Law, Stanley Raj of Main Street Insurance, Ralph Tamesh, Bobby Raghunandan of Ranch Restaurant, Dupaul Singh of Singh Sporting Goods, Motie Shivtahal of M.S. Tax and Accounting, Sydney Mahadeo of Hibiscus Restaurant and Bar, Dr Tilokie Deepoo, Michael Chin, Prem Manbodhe, Bill and Dindial, Jeff Chanchal, Rhidas Sonny Sanichar. Ed Ahmad, Real Estate Broker, Al Akbar, Attorney-at-Law and Insaf Ali.
They have expressed confidence in the ability of Guyana cricketers and are optimistic that the team will let the Golden Arrowhead flutter proudly in South Africa and they intend to follow every moment of the team’s progress.
Guyana earned the right to represent the West Indies in South Africa, when they won the Regional T20 tournament last month, beating Barbados by one wicket in the final which was played in Trinidad and Tobago.