PLAY Caribbean Sports magazine published by Safari Publications, was officially launched at the President’s Box of the Queen’s Park Oval on Saturday 8th March.
Feature speakers included retired national football coach, Mr. Alvin Corneal, former sports minister and present manager of the T&T National Cricket team, Mr. Manohar Ramsaran, and editor-in-chief of PLAY, Mr. Naim Khan.
In attendance were T&T cricketers Daren Ganga, Rayad Emrit and Imran Khan.
The magazine captures the region’s sporting heroes and history, and provides a deeper and more sincere understanding of all sports played regionally. The first edition, comprising 48 glossy pages, features Dwayne Smith on the cover and a centerfold poster of Dwayne Bravo.
Editorial sections include ‘legends’, ‘personalities’, ‘champions’, ‘women in sport’ and ‘health and fitness’.
PLAY also features exhilarating action shots from top sport photographers. PLAY’s contributors include sport analyst Joseph “Reds” Perreria, sport researcher Nasser Khan, ESPN writer Renaldo Matadeen, and sport editor, Sheldon Waithe.
Safari Publications opened in 2005 and has a unique history with sport publishing in the region. The company was granted exclusive rights to publish The Official Guide to the FIFA World Cup 2006/2010 and The Official Guide to the ICC World Cup 2011.
The company will publish the PREVIEW Magazine to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil and The Official Tournament Guide to 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, which will be available in bookstores and pharmacies along with PLAY magazine.