Business Day – Nigeria – The Nigerian Cricket Federation (NCF) has contracted the services of South African Cricket legend, Makhaya Ntini as the Technical Consultant to the Nigerian national team ahead of the International Cricket Council sub-regional T20 qualifier and African Cricket Association (ACA) Tournament, this month.

Summary

  • The Nigerian Cricket Federation (NCF) has contracted the services of South African Cricket legend, Makhaya Ntini as the Technical Consultant to the Nigerian national team ahead of the International Cricket Council sub-regional T20 qualifier and African Cricket Association (ACA) Tournament, this month.
  • Ntini, a former South African fast bowler, and a former Zambian coach has said he is happy to work with the Nigeria Cricket Federation to realise their vision.
  • Coach of the national team, Uthe Ogbimi, on his part is full of praises for the NCF for bringing in Makhaya Ntini, the first black player to play for the South African national cricket team.
  • “April is a very crucial month for us as host of the International Cricket Council sub-regional T20 qualifiers and ACA T20 Tournament.
  • The Nigerian Cricket Federation (NCF) under the leadership of Professor Yahaya Adam Ukwenya had promised to return the National Team to global reckoning when it was inaugurated a year ago, with Ukwenya adding that;“We had a roadmap when we came on Board and we are keeping strictly to the developmental plans we have outlined.


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