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Ekota Cricket Academy celebrate All Stars

PUBLISHED: 10:00 26 September 2019

Ekota Cricket Academy celebrated completion of the summer All Stars Cricket Programme (Pic: Emdad Rahman)

Ekota Cricket Academy celebrated completion of the summer All Stars Cricket Programme (Pic: Emdad Rahman)

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Ekota Cricket Academy celebrated completion of the summer All Stars Cricket Programme with an awards night for young participants and their parents, writes Emdad Rahman.

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The event at Goodmayes Park had young people from Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham started off with an exciting T10 cricket game featuring the participants alongside Barking & Dagenham Councillors Evelyn Carpenter, Muhammad Saleem, Essex County Cricket board member Forhad Hussain, Arfan Akram - Essex County Cricket Club (ECCC) and East London Cricket co-ordinator - coach Abdul Hamid and head coach Emdad Rahman.

Cllr Evelyn Carpenter said: "It's so nice to see so many happy faces both young and old. The most important thing here is everybody has had a lot of fun."

Ekota Academy CEO Mizanur Rahman added: "Our vision is to make sports both accessible and enjoyable and over the course of the summer we have done just that."

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