Ganga gets Trinidad government job
PORT-OF-SPAIN – National cricket captain Daren Ganga has landed a top post in the Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago.
This was revealed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) awards ceremony on Tuesday night.
“It is with great pleasure that I announce that Daren Ganga has been made the executive director of the developmental unit of SPORTT. He will take up duties from July 1,” Persad-Bissessar announced.
SPORTT serves as the developmental arm of the Ministry of Sports, and funds and oversees major projects.
Persad-Bissessar, recently elected following general elections here last month, also said Ganga would serve as government’s sports ambassador.
She said the 31-year-old would now represent Trinidad and Tobago’s sporting interests on the regional and international stage.
Ganga, who has played 48 Tests, said he would continue to play for Trinidad and Tobago despite his new position. (CMC)