Cool And Smooth And Trident Sports Ink Deal With LICB

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The Leeward Islands Cricket Board (LICB), through the efforts of its Cricket Operations Manager, Vernon Springer, has forged a partnership with Cool and Smooth Ltd and Trident Sports Ltd.
This was revealed on Thursday, January 19, at a press conference hosted by LICB at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground.
The sponsorship will include the playing and warm up uniforms for the U15, U17, U19 and Women cricket teams 2017/2018. Apart from that sponsorship, Cool and Smooth and Trident Sports also recognised the contribution of three Leeward Islands U-19 cricketers in Javier Spencer from Antigua & Barbuda, Kian Pemberton from Nevis and Jerellius Louis from St Kitts and awarded them a one-year kit sponsor of cricket equipment.
The Minister of Sports, EP Chet Greene, lauded the efforts of the partnership, and said this was “clearly a new path, a new vision in respect to how we treat our development of our athletes; a new a new way which embraces player development should be seen as what it’s worth, celebrated as what it’s worth”.
Minister Greene went also encouraged the three young cricketers to respect the investment made by the sponsors, while he appealed to the corporate Leeward Islands and the private sector to come on board and support the region’s athletes.
The President of LICB, Enoch Lewis, recognised Cool and Smooth’s constant contribution to sports, and added that the partnership “has happened because of hard work and interest”.
Meantime, the Operations Officer of Trident, Chaim Holder, was happy to be a part of the partnership and remarked: “There is no better way for us at Trident Sports to be a part, as a strong Leeward Islands team leads to a strong West Indies team.”
The Head of Sporting Operations for Cool and Smooth, Dario Barthley stated that “it was a momentous occasion to forge this deal with the Leeward Islands Cricket Board.”
The LICB Cricket Operations Manager said the partnership is netted at approximately $120,000. Springer also announced that Surrey Paving Ltd out of St Kitts-Nevis has come on board to supply funding for a bowling machine that costs $21,000.

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