Cricket West Indies today announced the appointment of Floyd Reifer as head coach of the West Indies under 19 team.

Reifer who was in charge of the senior men’s team at the last 50 overs World Cup in England will be total charge of developing the  squad which is preparing for the  ICC under 19  World Cup to be staged in the Caribbean early in 2022

Cricket West Indies says Reifer was given the job because of his impressive track record in building and  coaching successful development teams including the UWI Blackbirds, the Combined Campuses and Colleges, the reigning regional super 50 champions West Indies Emerging Players and the West Indies A team.