GARDEN ROUTE CRICKET NEWS - SWD Cricket head coach for the past three seasons, Baakier Abrahams, has accepted the position of assistant coach at the Warriors and will further his coaching career in the Eastern Cape.
His contract with SWD came to an end on 30 April. During his coaching stint with SWD he also fulfilled the role of assistant coach for a South African XI that played against England in January this year.
Abrahams, who will continue his career in Port Elizabeth where he hails from, said, "I wish to thank the CEO, the chairman of the board, various committees as well as SWD staff and players for their support during my tenure as SWD coach. It was a great experience and opportunity for me to continue my growth and development."
According to Albertus Kennedy, chief executive officer at SWD Cricket, Abrahams was very successful in elevating the careers of players like Obus Pienaar, Marcello Piedt, Stefan Tait, Tsepo Ndwandwa and Jean du Plessis, who all went on to play representative cricket at higher levels.
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