As part of the responsibilities of any successful franchise, the world legacy plays a fundamental part in any plans. Always, there is the challenge to affect the lives of those who are less fortunate, and provide opportunities to better lives.
Northerns Cricket Union (NCU) and Titans Cricket have changed plenty of cricketing lives on the field, providing the platform for many domestic and international players to play out their dreams.
But, the path to cricketing prowess is not always straightforward. Which is where the Sky Blues Trust comes in.
“The Sky Blues Trust is specifically designed to cater to all the educational needs of the boys and girls who fall under Northerns Cricket Union,” Cricket Operations Manager Johan Muller explained.
“Besides wanting to develop them as cricketers, we also want to develop them as people, and arm them with all the educational skills for a brighter future,” Muller expanded.
In order for the Trust to flourish, it needs support from those in a position to help others. The Sky Blues Donors Wall will serve as a platform of acknowledgement to donors, and the bricks and mortar that will shape future lives borne out of the generosity of others.
“The Donors Wall falls under the Sky Blues Trust, and sponsors or individual donors cam make a corporate social investment, or simply a donation towards the Trust,” added Muller.
That gesture then leads to individual and corporate donors being installed on the wall, in the form of a plaque. It is that wall, and its constant development, that is the cornerstone to all of the Sky Blues Trust ideals and plans for the future.
Muller was joined by Deputy Minister of Sports and Recreation, Gert Oosthuizen for the official launch of the Trust and the unveiling of the Wall, during the Multiply Titans’ final game of the 2018/19 season, against the bizhub Highveld Lions, at SuperSport Park.
For all those within the Sky Blues banner and beyond, who want to put their name and generosity on the Donors Wall, they can contact Muller via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured (from left): Johan Muller, Gert Oosthuizen, Tebogo Siko (NCU President) and Dr Jacques Faul (Titans Cricket CEO).