OLD BEN VISHAN FERNANDO selected as Tour Coach of YTCA - Dubai
|Vishan Fernando, the Old Benedictine Sportsman, now living in Dubai, has been selected as Tour Coach of Young Talents Cricket Academy in Dubai, for their 13th Annual Tour to the United Kingdom. |
Young Talent Cricket Academy in Dubai and the Durham County Cricket Club have jointly organised this Tour to the UK from 3rd August to 18th August to participate in a Tournament, along with local teams like, Durham Academy, Gateshead, Hetton Lyons, South Shield, Sunderland Sacristion, Sedgefield and Philadelphia CC.
The YTCA Teams , Under - 18, Under - 14, and Under - 12, mostly of Indian origins, then Pakistanis and few Sri Lankans have undergone extensive training during the last two months, under Vishan Fernando, the Tour Coach. The Camps were held in Sharjah and Dubai, under varying conditions of temperature, currently prevails in the UAE.
Vishan obtained his ICC Level 1 Coaching Certificate in 2011, accredited by Rodney Marsh, Dale Hadley and Mudassar Nassar. He aims to pursue further, to reach the highest goals and in gratitude to serve his Alma Mater on his return to Sri Lanka.
Vishan, captained the College 1st Eleven Cricket Team in 1992 / 1993 and also captained all junior age group Cricket Teams. He was a Champion Athlete and also represented the College First XV Rugger Team.
On behalf of the entire Benedictine fraternity, we wish Vishan good luck and Godís blessings!!
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