Blessing Etim, development Officer for N.C.F sets the pace in grass-root development.
A fortnight ago, the Nigeria Cricket Federation conducted a development and coaching seminar in Abuja. The ripple effect from that seminar is already becoming evident as Blessin Etim, Nigeria national team female captain and development officer for the Federation, introduce the game to St. Patrick Primary School Afaha Inang Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The 2 days coaching clinic which took place on the 10th and 12th of October 2018 saw 160 primary school children introduced to the game. Areas of coaching includes;
- Introduction of the Game
- Fielding practice (Catching Long and short Barriers and throwing)
- Batting (Grip Stance and Back-lift)
- Girls 85
- Boys 75
Seven (7) Female coaches were also engaged in the clinic
- Blessing Etim (Head Coach)
- Blessing Frank
- Glory James
- Glory Joshua
- Esther Sandy
- Goodnews Maurice
- Unwana Moses