Prime Minister?Freundel Stuart and Opposition Leader Owen Arthur squandered the chance to score political goals at the two recent community-based football competitions with high stakes.
Political analyst Peter Wickham, who made the assertion, thinks that with a general election imminent, both Stuart and Arthur would have been better served if they had invested more time in the LIME/Pelican Football Challenge and the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Councils Football Classic.
Both tournaments were massive hits, attracting major following throughout, and according to Wickham, it was a pity that both leaders did not attend regularly.
“In both instances, there was an absence of the official leadership of both parties being involved in both football competitions, and I think it is unfortunate because both of them represent good politics,” Wickham said.
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