The President of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association Beresford Coker has disclosed to Awoko that he was very pleased with the award for the country that its playing standard has improved which means we need to maintain that standard in the game of cricket if we are to receive more awards in the coming years
He also stated that to maintain such standard that is why they always select players on merit and not on sentiment the simple reason being to maintain the standard of play for the good of the game.
Bounce Coker further stated that the association has presented the award to the deputy Minister of Education Youth Sports Dr Algassimu Jah in the presence of the Director of Sports Bai Kabia.
President Coker said that the national team is going to maintain this standard in World division two cricket competitions in South Africa slated for this month and they are going to the competition well prepared to maintain the standard even though it is going to be a very tough competition.
He also stated that the Sierra Leone delegation is expected to depart on Thursday for the all important competition. He said that lots of competitions have been lined up this year like the female competition in October, the U-15 ,and the U-19 competition.