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guardian.co.tt Thursday, March 2, 2017
CONCACAF launches new office in Kingston
opened an office in
the country's capital,
Kingston, in a move the
confederation says will
help enhance govern-
ance for all their mem-
The continental gov-
erning body for football
in North, Central America
and the Caribbean, CON-
CACAF said it had iden-
tified Jamaica as a "stra-
tegic location" which
would help to "streamline
the operations of region-
al competitions, while
with key stakeholders;
"Opening the new
office in the Caribbean
represents a major step
towards our ONE CON-
CACAF Vision. It reaf-
firms our focus on serv-
ing all 41 member associ-
ations, while investing in
football," said president
"This new location
strengths our Confed-
eration's ability to op-
erate efficiently and in
a fully integrated way, in
order to continue driving
long-term growth across
The office, which will
be headed by CONCA-
CAF Caribbean football
Reid, will be the second
to be opened outside of
the confederation's head-
quarters in Miami, Flor-
ida, with one already es-
tablished in Guatemala.
CONCACAF said it
planned to "triple its in-
vestment" in Caribbean
the coming year and the
Kingston office would
help administratively in
"Additionally, in order
to boost development ef-
forts in this zone, nearly
80 percent of the ONE
assistance program is
allocated to member
associations from the
Caribbean," the confed-
"Through this new of-
fice, the Confederation
aims at ensuring that the
investment is effective,
efficient and focused."
The office will be up
and running from March.
Powell focused on
making most of
Kieran Powell ... hoping to capitalise on his second
chance at international cricket.
ST JOHN'S, Antigua---Kieran Powell is rev-
eling in his second chance at international
cricket and says he intends to make the most
of it and fight his way back into the Test and
The left-hander is part of a West Indies 13-man
squad which will take on England in three One-
day Internationals starting Friday at the Vivian
Richards Cricket Ground here.
His selection comes after he returned to regional
first class competition last year following a two-
year self-imposed break from the game.
"Lots of people don't get an opportunity to play
international cricket and I'm having a second op-
portunity," the 26-year-old said.
"I just need to maximise it and not put myself
under any pressure but continue to work hard,
that's the key to it. I've been working very hard,
I've felt like a completely different person to when
I just started to play cricket so hopefully this can
He continued: "Hopefully my performances can
push me into the Test and the Twenty20 teams as
well but I need to go out and do my best and make
sure that I don't leave that in the hands of others.
"I'm not taking anything for granted. Being back
in cricket after such a long time, it's an opportunity
and a good privilege. I'm honoured to be here and
hopefully I can get some big scores."
Powell forced his way back into the West Indies
squad with heavy scoring in the recent Regional
Super50 where he amassed 513 runs with three
He returns to a side markedly different to the
one he left in 2014, with several new faces now
decorating the line-up, but the Nevisian said he
was looking forward to learning and also helping
During his time away from cricket, Powell ex-
perimented briefly with American baseball and
was fortunate enough to have trials with several
United States franchises.
And even though he opted to return to cricket,
he said his foray into baseball had helped improve
his batting. (CMC)
CENTRAL TENDERS BOARD
Tender for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Lidar Speed Measuring Devices
for the Ministry of Works and Transport
Tenders are invited for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Lidar Speed Measuring
Devices for the Ministry of Works and Transport.
116 Frederick Street, Port of Spain, Telephone No. 625-1868, Fax No. 625-1809.
Any further technical information may be obtained during normal working hours from Ms. Rosan Sooknanan,
A pre-tender meeting will be held for prospective tenderers at 10.00 a.m. on Friday March 10, 2017 at the
Multipurpose Hall of the Ministry of Works and Transport, Level 6, Administration Building, Corner Richmond
and London Streets, Port of Spain.
and dated not more than six (6) months prior to the closing date of the tender.
The original and six (6) copies of the Tender should be placed in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the
"Tender for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of Lidar Speed Measuring Devices for
the Ministry of Works and Transport"
Envelopes must be addressed to the Chairman, Central Tenders Board, 116 Frederick Street, Port of Spain.
Tenders must be deposited in the BROWN
than 1:00 p.m. on THURSDAY March 23, 2017.
Tenderers should note that the dimensions of the SLOT of the Tenders Box are
37.5 cm x 5.5 cm and, as such, tenders should be packaged accordingly.
Tenders will be opened shortly thereafter. The tenderer or an authorized representative may be present at the
Late tenders will not be considered in any circumstances.
The Board does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other tender.
The Central Tenders Board reserves the right to cancel the bidding process in its entirety or even partially, with-
Central Tenders Board
February 24, 2017.
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