Simmons to work with Afghanistan

first_imgLONDON (CMC):Former West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons, has been appointed technical consultant to the Afghanistan national side.The 53-year-old, who played 26 Tests and 143 One-Day Internationals for West Indies, will assist current head coach Lalchand Rajput.”Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) management considers Simmons’ appointment a valuable step in players’ capacity development,” an ACB statement said. “His appointment will have a great impact on team performance.”Simmons was sacked as West Indies coach last September, five months after overseeing the side’s capture of an unprecedented second Twenty20 World Cup in India.He is a former Ireland head coach and spent six years in the role before leaving in 2015 to take charge of West Indies.The first assignment for Trinidadian Simmons will be to help oversee Afghanistan’s preparation for a series against Ireland in Greater Noida comprising five One-Day Internationals, three Twenty20s and a four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup fixture.Simmons will then face another of his former teams when the Afghans take on West Indies in five ODIs and three T20s in June in the Caribbean.last_img read more

Finn Valley Centre to host health and wellbeing event

first_imgA Health and Wellbeing Event is being held on the evening on Thursday June 29th from 7.00 – 10.00 in the Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar.It is a FREE event open to everyone of all ages that aims to showcase what is available in our local community to promote a healthy lifestyle.Get a free health check, dental advice, sample some alternative therapies, enjoy some healthy food tastings, find out about community activities or take part in some fitness demos and advice. The event is being organized by the Finn Valley Community Health Forum in association with the Finn Valley Centre.Finn Valley Centre to host health and wellbeing event was last modified: June 21st, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:finn valleyhealth and wellbeingStranorlarlast_img read more