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The Senior National Cricket Team won a trophy at the just ended International Cricket Council (ICC) WCL Qualifier, Africa Region Qualifier Tournament in South Africa.

West African Cricket
West African Cricket

According to Mr. Asiamah the assurance from government was a way of developing the sports, which is gradually winning laurels for Ghana in recent times.

In a release copied to Ghana News Agency (GNA) sports desk, Mr. Asiamah congratulated the team for the honour done the nation and urged them to put up adequate preparation for the impending tournament.

The Minister reiterated the President’s desire to the development of all sporting disciplines in the country.

The leader of the delegation and the President of the National Cricket Association, Prof. William Ampofo thanked the Minister for his encouragement and assured him that, the team will prepare adequately for future assignments, to win more laurels for the country.

The tournament, which started on April 7, 2017 saw Ghana beating Botswana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Zambia to emerge champions of the tournament.

By virtue of the achievement, Ghana has qualified to participate in the ICC World Cricket League Division 5 which kicks off in September, 2017.
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