Cricket Fiji wins ICC global award!
ICC Development (East Asia-Pacific) Media Release
Wed, Mar 28, 2007 12:00 AM
Cricket Fiji has taken out the Global Award for Best Spirit of Cricket Award in Partnership with UNAIDS for their outstanding "Run Out AIDS" Day
The Global Awards are decided from the Regional winners from Asia, Europe, Americas, Africa and East Asia-Pacific.
The judges for the global awards were Percy Sonn (ICC President), Ehsan Mani (Past ICC President), Malcolm Gray (Past ICC President), and Keith Bradshaw (MCC Chief Executive and Secretary).
ICC President Percy Sonn was full of praise for all the winners, as well as the nominees.
"This whole process has once again shown the outstanding work being done in the development of cricket around the world," said Mr Sonn.
"It was immensely difficult to select the winners but those lucky enough to have been chosen reflect the contributions they have made to our wonderful worldwide sport.
"Everyone involved, winners and those not chosen, deserve immense credit for their efforts," he added.
The Global winners:
Best Overall Cricket Development Program - Singapore Cricket Association
Best Women's Cricket Initiative - Regional Cricket Development Region V (Nepal)
Best Junior Cricket Initiative - Ontario Junior Program (Canada)
Best Cricket Promotional and Marketing Award - CIMA Canada - "Celebration of Cricket"
Best Spirit of Cricket Award in Partnership with UNAIDS - Run out AIDS day (Fiji)
Photo of the Year Award - Uganda Cricket Association
Volunteer of the Year - Rebecca A Alwayo (Uganda)
Lifetime Service Award - Dr John Abebe (Nigeria)
Prizes - all global winners receive $2000 of Kookaburra equipment except Volunteer of the Year and Lifetime Service Awards who both receive $1000 of Kookaburra equipment for their national association.