It has come to the attention of the Cyprus Cricket Association (CCA) that various scurrilous and untrue allegations have been made in certain press and social media outlets.
To put the record straight we wish to confirm the following information:
- CCA objective is to promote and encourage cricket in Cyprus in accordance with the laws of Cricket and with the game’s best tradition of sportsmanship and to act as the game’s representative body within Cyprus and to legislate on local rules and conditions of play and arbitrate on all such matters.
- CCA organises men’s cricket leagues every year, which are open to all teams - currently there are 17 competing teams. It also organises youth and women’s cricket, and provides cricket coaching in schools.
- CCA is a registered entity, registered in accordance with Cyprus Companies Law since 2010. The directors and officers of CCA are unpaid volunteers.
- CCA was established in 1999 and has been the sole organiser and developer of cricket in Cyprus since that date.
- CCA is an International Cricket Council (ICC) member since 1999 and has participated in various ICC events since 2005.
- CCA has a proper constitution and holds annual general meetings at which all its members are invited and are able to make democratic decisions.
- CCA maintains proper financial accounts which are presented for approval at each AGM. CCA Accounts are independently audited on annual basis in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as adopted by the European Union and the requirements of the Cyprus Companies Law, Cap. 113
- CCA is fully cooperating with various law enforcement agencies and ICC on the cricket integrity issues that emerged in 2020 and can confirm that no present CCA director or official is involved in any wrongdoing or is under any investigation.
- CCA categorically rejects the various allegations made in certain press and social media outlets.