Nigeria April 9, 2006

All change in Nigeria

The Nigerian Cricket Association has announced a new initiative to switch the initiative from competitions to youth development .

The Nigerian Cricket Association has announced a new initiative to switch the initiative from competitions to youth development.

Dr. John Abebe, the chairman of the Nigeria Cricket Association, said:

“We realised the imperative of de-emphasizing on running competitions. Those who play cricket were getting past their prime and the lack of successors was all too glaring to see.”

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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