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Ball Revolution boosts Ottley Hall community football

Ball Revolution boosts Ottley Hall community football


The Ball Revolution made its mark on the Ottley Hall football programme, held last weekend at the Ottley Hall Playing Field.

A major contributor to the event, the Grassroot Tennis Club’s Ball Revolution left an imprint on the community, with the donation of a set of balls.

The provision of the balls will ensure that the programme at the suburban village’s playing facility will be sustained by the members of the constabulary who are assigned to the Ottley Hall sub-station.

Also, the GTC donated a trophy and supplied the event with bottled water and ensured that running water was made available at the playing field and other amenities were operational.

On hand were Trinidadians Rafer Ross and Wesley Webb of Third Party Logistics, who shared the knowledge with individuals, donated gear and helped in the distribution of awards.

Evaluating the programme, brainchild of the Ball Revolution initiative Grant Connell commented: “The final of the Ball Revolution was well received and was timely, on a weekend when the police caught the rhythm and hosted a tournament with four teams.

“The presence of the two established football coaches from Trinidad and Tobago added aura to the occasion, where they were able to share their knowledge and made donations of apparel… It was also good to have on hand parliamentary representative for West Kingstown Hon Daniel Cummings and former area representative René Baptiste, who graced the occasion with their presence,” Connell remarked.

Connell thanked all those who had contributed to the Ball Revolution event.

He named Nikolas Boyea, Dr John Frederick, Wayne Alexander, St Vincent Motors, Shorn Gun-Munro, Thomas Wholesale, Paradise Beach Hotel, Be Fit Movement, Boom FM, Third Element Sounds, DJ Diago, Roger Adams, Aeropost and Deron Grant among those who made an input to the activity.

“I must single out Garth Saunders of the Central Water and Sewerage Authority for his understanding and ensured that water was connected to the facility, thus ensuring more sanitary conditions for the weekend’s activities and beyond,” Connell reinforced.

Connell noted that linkages have been made with Kenrick “Scrambler” Alexander, a Vincentian who coaches in the USA, where it is being explored for him to source gear to further enhance the Ball Revolution programme.

The Ball Revolution has touched down in Calliaqua, Sharpes, South Rivers, Bequia, Fancy and ended last Saturday at Ottley Hall.

Through the initiative, the Ball Revolution has generated over 100 balls to the various communities.

Connell projected more exciting times ahead for 2018, when the Ball Revolution restarts.