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Coach: Not good enough


JUSTIN MARVILLE, [email protected]

Coach: Not good enough

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YOU’D THINK A championship-winning coach would be happy? Think again.

Springer Memorial’s basketball coach Francis Thompson isn’t pleased at the way the girls’ game is treated. He slammed the National Sports Council [NSC] for supposedly not organising the girls’ tournament with the same efficiency as the boys’ equivalent.

Thompson made the criticism mere moments after his team won a second successive title via Thursday’s 45-43 overtime thriller over hosts The St Michael School.

“I think girls’ basketball needs a bigger push from the Sports Council level as Barbados has sent more girls on scholarship [in basketball] than boys. Actually, I would dare say off the top of my head it may be double or nearly triple the numbers,” said Thompson.

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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