Antigua and Barbuda sends six cricketers for Royal Engineers cricket tour 2022

Following on the success of last year's tour to the United Kingdom and with the renewed commitment of the High Commission to Antigua, Karen May Hill, Daryll Mathew, Minister Of Education and Sport, recommends that the Ministry of Sport, through the Planning unit make the necessary arrangements to ensure the 2022 instalment of the tour a success.

Antigua and Barbuda sends six cricketers for Royal Engineers cricket tour 2022
Antigua and Barbuda sends six cricketers for Royal Engineers cricket tour 2022

Antigua and Barbuda: The government of Antigua and Barbuda, through the Ministry of Sport, in partnership with the office of the High Commission to London and the Keyworth Cricket Club in Nottingham, England, has been piloting a cricket and cultural exchange programme, established since 2018. 

Following on the success of last year’s tour to the United Kingdom and with the renewed commitment of the High Commission to Antigua, Karen May Hill, Daryll Mathew, Minister Of Education and Sport, recommends that the Ministry of Sport, through the Planning unit make the necessary arrangements to ensure the 2022 instalment of the tour a success.

The 2022 tour will consist of 6 young cricketers, Mr Michael Hariall, Ms Chey Anne Moses, Mr Glendon Williams, Mr Jaylen Francis, Mr Dahri Barrymore Hughes/Francis and Mr Glen Williams. As is customary, the Ministry of Education and Sport will cover the cost of airfare, personal accident travel insurance and a stipend to cover the period of April 27th to September 11th 2022.

Further, residents of Guyana have also appreciated the step. One of the residents named Natasha Jeremy-Francis stated, “Congratulations to ALL of our Youth Ambassadors. They are indeed a talented bunch. Special congratulations to my son Jaylen Francis. Safe flight, everyone. Continue to make yourself, your family and your country Antigua and Barbuda proud.”