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Government, CPL sign contract for use of Guyana National Stadium

first_imgCARIBBEAN Premier League (CPL) yesterday inked its contract with the Government of Guyana, which will allow for Guyana National Stadium to play host to the Guyana Amazon Warriors’ four home fixtures in the T20 spectacle.Guyana Amazon Warriors will battle Jamaica Tallawahs on August 17, Trinbago Knight Riders two days later, followed by a clash against Barbados Tridents on August 22, and would wrap up their four-game home stand against the St Lucia Zouks.The agreement was signed in the boardroom of the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture’s Main Street office by Omar Khan, Team Operations Manager of the Guyana Amazon Warriors, in the presence of Hon. Minister Nicolette Henry and Permanent Secretary Melissa Tucker.Also present at the agreement signing was Anthony Xavier, the General Manager of the Guyana National Stadium.“It’s a significant part of the process and an opportunity for Guyanese to once more enjoy world-class international cricket and entertainment at the National Stadium,” said Khan.Khan noted too that Guyanese have been tremendous supporters of the CPL and of the Guyana Amazon Warriors and he expects that support to continue.Minister Henry at the agreement signing dubbed it an honour on the Government’s behalf to partner once again with the CPL.last_img

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