BVIFA re-launches Greenland stadium drainage and retaining wall project

Source: VINO

BVI Football Association relaunch FIFA funded the Greenland stadium drainage and retaining wall project. Photo: Provided

British Virgin Islands Football Association (BVIFA), President, Andrew Bickerton, accompanied by his General Secretary Mrs Julianna Luke, recently signed contracts at their new temporary office in Greenland, Long Look , East End to mark the re-launch of their Long Look, East End drainage and retaining wall project.

The projects which started in 2016 project was abruptly stopped due to the passing of hurricane Irma during which the territory sustained immeasurable damage.

The disclosure was made by way of a public statement on August 29, 2018, by BVIFA which indicated that the contracts were signed by the BVIFA President, Mr Bickerton , Ms Luke,  General Secretary of the BVIFA, Cornell Penn of Smokey Construction LTD and Dion Stoutt, the Project Manager.

A second signing was done by President Bickerton, General Secretary Ms Luke, Owner of Clarence Fahie Construction Company, Clarence Fahie  and witnessed by project manager Dion A. Stoutt.
A pleased President Bickerton, speaking at at the signing ceremony stating he was very happy that the project was on its way again.

Mr Bickerton confirmed that the BVIFA has indeed been funded by FIFA for this next stage of the project which is the completion of the drainage on the northern end of the field and the putting up of the retaining wall on the southern end of the field.

“These are very important to the project as a whole because, once this has been completed, the BVIFA can then put in the athletics track.” said Bickerton.

Mr Bickerton also disclosed that FIFA have also approved the next stage of the project which is the foundation of the grandstand “so with some of the funding already in place the BVIFA would be able to get that stage of the project on the way very probably after the end of the hurricane season, as it is a much larger project.”