Ekpoma, Edo State became the latest beneficiary of the Cricket Wild Fire catch them young initiative powered by PETS FOUNDATION with a coaching clinic of over 300 primary school pupils from 6 primary schools introduced to the game of Cricket.
The Coaching clinic which took place on the 22nd of February at Ambrose Ali Secondary school is one among the numerous grass root program in the South-South region. The PETS Foundation is a private initiative of the Edo State Cricket Association Chairman, South-South Representative on the N.C.F Board and Vice President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Mr. Uyi Akpata.
The Morning session began with a video on the basics of Cricket with emphases on Bating, Bowling and Fielding. The afternoon session resumed on the field with the kids and their various games masters and mistresses who were also introduced to the rudiments of basic coaching of the game.
15 coaches and 7 game masters and mistresses were involved in the facilitation process throughout the entire clinic. among the coaches present were
- Musa Cyril (Ass. Coach National Female Team)
- Samantha Agazuma (National Female Player)
- Agatha Obulor (National Female Player)
- Christopher Okhide ( ex U-19 international)
- Theophilus Ibodeme (Ex U-19 International) and many more.
Different colored attires with “I LOVE CRICKET” inscription added glamour to the event with.