Malawi cricket academy hails TNM’s sponsorship

The Cricket Academy Director Vivek Ganesan who is also President of Cricket Union of Malawi has hailed TNM’s commitment in supporting cricket in the country.

Cricket academy team

Cricket academy team

Young cricket coaches

Young cricket coaches

TNM has four-year sponsorship agreement with the Blantyre-based Cricket Academy to the tune of K24 million.

Ganesan was speaking during trophy presentation of 2015 National Championship held at Indian Sports Club in Blantyre on Sunday.

Sana Cricket Club from Lilongwe was crowned champions after defeating Indian Sports Club in the final.

The TNM sponsored tournament attracted 10 senior men’s’ teams and six ladies Genesan said TNM support has helped in the development of cricket in the country.

“TNM is committed to taking the game of Cricket in Malawi to a whole new level and we believe this is achievable if we harness young cricket talent through tailored cricket initiatives such as those run by the Cricket Academy and through TNM’s sponsorship the standards and quality of playing has improved,” Genesan said.

He said the three years of TNM sponsorship has improved the standards of the sport in Malawi.

“TNM has been very instrumental, in this three years that TNM has been helping us, numbers of boy and girls playing crickets have increased, we have gone on international tours and above all the standards and quality of cricket is improving,” he said.

The director added that through TNM sponsorship the academy has managed to give scholarships to 10 most dedicated and committed students.

“ TNM has given crickets a better platform to be able to market this sport in Malawi without them we wouldn’t able to reach this stage, thanks to TNM today we have over 2000 girls and boys playing cricket in Malawi.”

TNM’s sponsorship of the Cricket Academy goes towards equipment, administration of the academy’s offices at St Andrews, coach training and running of training clinics for youth in primary and secondary schools across the country.

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5 thoughts on “Malawi cricket academy hails TNM’s sponsorship”

  1. Angozo says:

    Wavala chipewa chifilayo nditambwali otheratu ,

  2. Khwethemu says:

    Cricket team is full of Foreign looking lads do where are the Indegenous? Coaches blacks koma akumverani amwenyewo? Kagwiridwe ka flag ngati achita kuwakakamiza. Koma pa Malawi?

  3. mnyamata wa nzeru says:

    That’s shallow thinking, Zambulo!! You mean they shouldnt represent Malawi because they are of Indian origin? Wake up!! Zinthu zinasintha masiku ano!! If they can put Malawi on the map for good reasons then they are free to do so and they should be encouraged along those lines.

  4. Eye Witness says:

    Mwaona kuchenjera kwa amwenye. They love the game but they can’t sponsor it. TNM just pull out amwenye aona chochita more over Ife tilibe nayo Ntchito Cricket game ya nkhululu. Grab a netball team and sponsor.

  5. Zambulo says:

    Where are the blacks in other team? We need transformation. These guys should no it be allowed to represent Malawi. Government shed be careful with Indians because some of them might be foreigners.

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