When Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore comes to the Cayman Islands he is always guaranteed a comfortable stay.
Jeffrey Webb President of the Cayman Islands Football Association packed praise on Comfort Suites Grand Cayman for sponsoring hotel accommodation for Tappa, Jamaica’s interim head when he was here over the weekend.
Whitmore’s was as special guests of the Save Our Youth programme in collaboration with the CIFA Football Extravaganza held at the Annex Playfield in George Town on Saturday.
Webb said: ‘I thank Comfort Suites Grand Cayman for coming on board as one of the sponsors of the SOY Football Extravaganza, making available top class accommodation for Theodore who took time out from his busy schedule to visit the island for this important event.
‘We at CIFA appreciate this gesture tremendously and will continue to do business with the Comfort Suites Hotel.
‘The youths are the leaders of tomorrow and it’s a pleasure to see that the hotel played a part in the event by hosting Whitmore. This type of assistance is what we look forward for from the corperate community.’
Kaye White Director of Sales for the Comfort Suites Grand Cayman Hotel did not hesitate to say yes to sponsor this extraordinary footballer when she was contacted.
She said ‘We at Comfort Suites Grand Cayman are extremely happy to have sponsored Whitmore.
‘CIFA for years has been as strong supporter of Comfort Suites Grand Cayman and its friendly staff. We welcome him to stay for a mini-vacation in the heart of the Seven Mile Beach area.
‘Our hotel offers all that visitors would expect from the Caribbean at affordable prices, ideal for groups, families, couples, corporate travelers or long stay guests.
‘I’m sure Mr. Whitmore has enjoyed his stay with us and our daily deluxe continental breakfast and high-speed wireless internet, the casual and fun atmosphere at Stingers Restaurant and Bar located beside the Pool & Jacuzzi and will be back soon.
The former Reggae Boyz who created history at the World Cup games at France 1998 by scored the two goals in their 2-1 win against Japan. It was the first win in a World Cup Finals by an English speaking Caribbean country.
Whitmore said that he appreciated Comfort Suites’ generosity in providing accommodation for him.
‘I thank Comfort Suites for agreeing to sponsor my accommodation for this event. It shows that they have an interest in the youths who will be the leaders of tomorrow.’
Whitmore also paid an official visit to Her Majesty Prison on Friday where he met with top prison officials and inmates.
At the Annex he demonstrated his coaching skills for the young footballers and gave them motivational talks as well as signing autographs for his enthused participants.
Whitmore recently guided Jamaica to winning two crucial games against kingpins Mexico and Honduras in the CONCACAF Road to South Africa games at the National Stadium in Kingston Jamaica.