Why they love playing cricket

“I am not a big fan of cricket or sports in general, but I am interested in the HIV/Aids message that Cricket Without Boundaries is spreading through the game of cricket. Now I know that we can put an end to this disease.” Ernestine Niyompfura, 12, P.5.
Ernestine Niyompfura
Ernestine Niyompfura

“I am not a big fan of cricket or sports in general, but I am interested in the HIV/Aids message that Cricket Without Boundaries is spreading through the game of cricket. Now I know that we can put an end to this disease.”

Ernestine Niyompfura, 12, P.5.

“Some people think that games are for boys only but that is not the case. I am in the same cricket team as my brothers and play just as good as they do, maybe even better!”

Shakira Mushambokazi,
12, P.5.“I enjoy playing cricket because I get to meet other children. I believe there is a lot to learn from them.”

Safi Umuhoza, 15, P.5

“I am working very hard to learn cricket so that I can be a cricket coach in the future.”

Desire Twizeyimana
, 11, P.5

“Playing cricket at school is so much different from playing with random kids on a playground. It’s the same game but the experience differs.”

Christian Bahire
, 13, P.6.

“It’s my first time to play cricket and I am enjoying every bit of it though it is a bit hard to understand. I hope to pick up fast though.”

Bonaventure Mutangana
, 13, P.6

“I like it because it doesn’t require a lot of energy like the kind needed in football or basketball.”

Desire Ndayishyimiye
, 13, P.5

“I love playing cricket because it’s tricky to understand and, so, it makes me think. If you want to understand cricket, you need to play it.”

Yves Iradukunda, 12, P.6.

“I enjoyed playing cricket because it allows girls to get involved, and people should learn that it is important not to segregate against others.”

Faibe Dushyimimana, 12, P.5.

 

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