Rwanda Cricket Association has received a boost worth Rwf2.4m from Bank of Kigali to facilitate the national team.
The sponsorship is mainly targeting the men’s national cricket team ahead of their participation in the 2014 ICC Africa T20 Cricket World Cup Qualifier to be held in South Africa from March 22-25.
The Association chairman, Charles Haba received the package from Bank of Kigali delegation led by Chief Finance Officer, John K Bugunya and the Head of Corporate affairs Dr. Shivon Byamukama.
“It’s a great honour for Bank of Kigali to be associated with Rwanda Cricket and we look forward to promoting the fast growing sport,” said Dr. Byamukama.
The Rwanda national cricket team will compete against Gambia, Sierra Leon and Swaziland.
“Swaziland poses the greatest threat of all the teams but we have been well prepared and hope to win the tournament,” said team captain Eric Dusingizimana.