The Ghana Cricket Association (GCA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Media Centre of the Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday.
The AGM was in line with the fulfillment of its Constitution. The meeting served as an opportunity for members to discuss, review and assess their activities held in year 2011.
It also gave stakeholders the platform to share their views and discuss the various ways that the game of cricket could be developed, improved and promoted throughout the country in the coming years.
In a welcome address, the president of the GCA, Mr. William Ampofo, noted that the cricket had a very eventful year after participating in various tournaments such as the ICC T20 Division II Tournament in Benoni, South Africa, the hosting of the ICC cricket tourney in Ghana and Ghana’s qualification to participate in the Division 1 ICC/ACA division.
He noted that the association had also nominated three representatives from Ghana for awards and expressed his appreciation to the corporate Bodies such as Airtel, Ambro among others for their support throughout the year.
The president also commended his executives for their dedication and commitment in building the sport.
The representative of the Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), Mr. Richard O. Lamptey, noted that the association had done tremendously well in the year and urged them to continue their goodwill for the development of the game.
He also noted that the NSA was pleased with the association’s initiative to develop women’s cricket in the country and assured them of the NSA’s continuous support.
Members present also commended their leadership for bringing the game of cricket closer to the people but urged them to do more in the next cricket season.