GAW Players call on fans for extra support – CPL Guyana’s Leg 2017 bowls off on Thursday
DPI, GUYANA, Monday, August 14, 2017
The Guyana Leg of the 2017 Caribbean Premiere League tournament begins on Thursday, August 17, 2017. The Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) team arrived this morning and was greeted with loud cheers as they entered the Guyana Marriot Hotel, Kingston, Georgetown.
Speaking with the Department of Public Information (DPI) the GAW players expressed excitement about returning home just after winning their match in St. Lucia against the St Lucia Stars. The players noted that they “will be giving their all on the field in the four games on home soil”.
Jason Mohammed, batsman, said that his experience in Guyana has always been memorable. He reflected on last year’s competition when Guyanese came out in their numbers to support the team. “I want to encourage all to come out and support our team, we need all the support we can get and we need to win games so that we can get into the semifinals…and win the tournament”.
Steven Jacobs, GAW all-rounder, insisted that the team “definitely needs the support, actually we need extra support and I am asking for the support so that we can win the games and bring the trophy home”.
Gajanand Singh, GAW batsman confidently stated that he will be giving 150 percent on the field in front of the home crowd, making those in attendance proud.
Additionally, GAW team coach, Roger Harper noted that the team has had some setbacks but is confident that they will bounce back. “The key is consistency both on and off the field during the four days… and play cricket like Warriors do”.
The Warriors take on the Jamaica Tallawahs on August 17 at 18:00 hours, the Trinbago Knight Riders on August 19 at 12:00hours, the Barbados Tridents on August 20 at 18:00hours and the St Lucia Stars on August 22 at 18:00 hours. All the matches will be played at the Providence Stadium.
The team vowed to make the home fans proud.
By: Gabreila Patram