Woodrow “Keelee” Williams and Obed Mc Coy are St Vincent and the Grenadines newest sporting ambassadors.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves made the announcement while making a toast to the nation at the Prime Minister’s residence on Thursday, October 27, the 43rd anniversary of Independence.
Williams is a veteran sports coach, administrator and technical director, while McCoy, a cricketer has been selected to the West Indies Cricket team and is a left arm fast medium bowler.
They join a long list of St Vincent and the Grenadines sporting ambassadors which includes Sunil Ambris – cricket, Kesrick Williams – cricket, Peggy Ince-Hull – netball, Elliott “Morrie” Millington – football, Rawltie Lewis – football, Ian Sardine – coach & football administrator, Kishore Shallow – cricket, Doris Mc Intosh – netball, Dellarice Duncan- netball, Terrence Davis – special Olympian, Michael Findlay – cricket, Ian Allen – cricket, Lance John – cricket, Ezra Hendrickson – soccer, Marlon James – soccer, Esther Williams Robinson – netball; Shirley Browne-Winsboro – netball, and Adonyl Foyle – basketball.
Sporting and cultural ambassadors, among other things, are entitled to hold St Vincent and the Grenadines diplomatic passports.
[[UPDATED on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 6:10 pm AST to correct the venue where the Prime Minister made the announcement.]]