Monday, 13 March 2017

Kaduna cricket association to introduce state league

The Kaduna State Cricket Association has said that it would introduce a state league, to improve the standard of the game. The Association’s Head Coach, Joe Oche-Onoja, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview on Monday in Kaduna. Oche-Onoja said the introduction of the state league would improve the standard and attract more players to the game in the state. “We want to improve the standard of the game because we have a lot of championships at the national level and we don’t want to lose in any category. He said that currently, Kaduna is the champions in the game and that the association would wish to maintain the tempo. “We want to start a league in the state where we shall identify and attract more players to the game, though we plan to start the league by next month. “We plan to play home and away matches and will cover the three senatorial zones in the state. “We are going to Kafanchan by next week to make preparations, and I believe we will be successful. He said: “aside the state league, the association has a lineup of different competitions which include a primary school competition, under 13 Area championships and an Arewa female championship, to be sponsored by Yahaya Ukenya.”


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