§Switzerland’s Youth Academy has been invited to play in the prestigious Under 19 Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament in Barbados in July this year, which involves 24 teams from around the world. (See article on Cricket Switzerland website through this link...)
§The organizing team is looking for possible sponsors as among the squad of 14 players and four coaching staff we will include a number of players who are unable to afford the trip. §Three of the squad of players, for instance, are young refugees, who are exceptional players but are alone in this country and have no financial means since they are all dependent on social welfare. §So far the team has completed a charity run in November 2017, raising over CHF 7000, and has received funding from two corporate backers. §The team is undertaking a second fundraising event this June, walking from Lake Geneva to the peak of the Dole..