St. Maarten Governor receives local ‘Under 19 Cricket World Cup’ hero Keacy Carty

POSTED: 02/19/16 2:42 PM

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Governor Holiday received Keacy Carty and his entourage yesterday. Photo contributed

St. Maarten News – Governor drs. Eugene Holiday received cricket hero Keacy Carty along with his parents and members of the Sint Maarten Cricket Association yesterday at his office in recognition of Carty’s historic achievement at the Under 19 Cricket World Cup Championship in Bangladesh. In congratulating Keacy Carty Governor Holiday stated:

It was with great pleasure and pride that I received and read the news about your historic achievement and performance par excellence. Congratulations on your special accomplishment on the world stage. In doing so you represented yourself, your family and Sint Maarten with distinction. For that our nation is proud of you. Your dedication, enthusiasm and results at the World Cup were sublime and, like the gold you brought home, serve as shining examples for the heights which we as a people can reach. For that I express my congratulations and appreciation to you. May this world class performance be the first of even greater things to come for you as a cricketer and in your personal life.”

As recognition for his exceptional performance which earned him the Man of the Match award at the Cricket World Championship Governor Holiday presented Keacy Carty with a specially designed case displaying a cricket ball autographed by The Governor.

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  1. Mrs. ERLOR DEAN says:

    Our congratulations come to you, Keacy, from the lovely island of Bermuda. We are the CALLENDER SISTERS, 3 who reside in Bermuda, and the other, in Barbados. We are staunch , dedicated fans of the West Indies team. You can tell by the surname, CALLENDER, that we have roots in Barbados, hence, we call ourselves 50-50 Bajan. We are so happy for you and would love to meet you. May God continue to bless and keep you strong so that you can continue to shine. Strive toward the National West Indies team and shine in future victories. 4 proud SISTERS.