The stands at the National Stadium have been condemned, forcing organisers to accommodate spectators on the velodrome. (FILE)
THE National Sports Council (NSC) is working assiduously to refurbish the National Stadium.
That assurance came from NSC chairman Michael Power in the feature address of the Barbados Football Association’s opening ceremony and parade of teams to start the 2017 season at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex on Sunday.
“I wish to assure you that the redevelopment of the National Stadium is not a forgotten project. The ministry is actively trying to source $50 million which will go a long way in making the Stadium a more viable sporting complex with the necessary modern amenities,” he said.
“We appeal to corporate Barbados, and any funding agency at the local, regional or international level, for any assistance that can be given to expedite the process of redevelopment, which will not only enhance the game of football at the local level, but would place Barbados in a position to bid for regional tournaments and offer training facilities for overseas teams.” (RA)
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