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Payne: Stop it!


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Payne: Stop it!

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Retiring cricket coach Thelston Payne is closing his innings at the National Sports Council (NSC) with one parting stroke.

The former Barbados and West Indies batsman/wicketkeeper claims political interference is hampering the state-run NSC’s operations.

“I enjoyed every moment of my coaching career at the NSC for about 25 years but, to be honest with you, the last eight years, I haven’t been enjoying myself because I felt the tension in the National Sports Council,” Payne told WEEKENDSPORT in a wide-ranging interview.

“Too much politics is being played in the people’s workplaces, and it needs to stop. I want to say that before anything seriously happens to people, they need to take the politics out of the workplace,” charged Payne. (EZS)

 Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition. 

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