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Kent donate Kwik Cricket sets to club in Sierra Leone

Friday 29th July 2016

Kent County Cricket Club has donated Kwik Cricket sets to its namesake in Sierra Leone.

Kent Cricket Club in Sierra Leone established a partnership with Kent County Cricket Club in 2013.

Kent Community Cricket director Andy Griffiths said: "We have a passion for developing cricket and we are extending our philanthropism to support other countries as well as our partnership with Kent Cricket Club in Sierra Leone.

"it is a privilege to donate Kwik Cricket sets to give children in Sierra Leone the opportunity to play cricket.

"Kent Cricket Club in Sierra Leone is striving to deliver cricket to as many young people as possible, with the aim of helping young cricketers reach their full potential."

Emmanuel Pessima, Chief Executive Officer of Kent Cricket Club in Sierra Leone, in his statement while receiving the equipments said, " We are excited about the donation as it comes in at a time when we are deeply in need of equipment for community cricket projects.

"We want to see the game of cricket become more popular throughout Sierra Leone, and produce cricketers that will represent Sierra Leone in the future."