Jamaica's sports minister heartbroken over tragic death of sportsmen

By February 27, 2020

Jamaica’s sports minister Olivia Grange said she is heartbroken over the news of the killing of two Jamaican sportsmen on Wednesday.

Former national football player Irvino English and bobsledder Oshane Keith Junior Lewis were both killed by gunmen in separate incidents on Wednesday that have left Jamaican sports fans reeling.

Chief among them was the sports minister who was devastated by the news.

Minister Grange said the disturbing news had left her “heartbroken.”

She described Oshane Lewis as “one of Jamaica’s most promising young bobsledders who had been doing well and had a bright future in the sport.”

The minister also paid tribute to Irvino English who had been coaching young footballers since hanging up his boots.

Minister Grange has extended condolences to their families and friends and is urging people with information about the killings to make a report to the police.

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