As part of ICC Africa’s development program for Associate member countries in the region, ICC will be conducting a High-performance training camp in Potchefstroom, North-West University, South Africa from Jan 14th – Feb 20th, 2019 for a 5-week period.
Two players each from Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mozambique & Botswana will be part of the program, which will be overseen by Gordon Parsons, North West Dragons team coach.
Isaac Kofi Otuafo Aboagye and Simon Ateak from Ghana along with Peter Aho and Isaac Okpe from Nigeria have been selected for the training camp, based on their consistent performances over the past 12 months for their respective countries and the program is designed to further their skills and help in their development. Both Nigeria and Ghana will be part of 2020 Men’s T20 World Cup Africa regional final qualifiers in 2019 in Uganda.
Similarly, Frank Akankwasa and Zephaniah Arinaitwe from Uganda have been chosen for the camp.
ICC will be covering the cost’s for their travel, accommodation and food during the duration of the entire training period.
The remaining players from other countries will be announced shortly.