11 Primary schs compete in Lakers tourney
ELEVEN Bulawayo primary schools took part in the opening day of the 5th edition of the Lakers Foundation Basketball Tournament which started at Eveline High School and Khanyisile Sports Club yesterday.
The schools participating in the development competition which is being pioneered by Lakers Foundation are Sigombe, Mgoqo, Mtshane, Inkanyezi, Emakhandeni, Mpumelelo, Insukamini, Zulukandaba and Hyde Park.
Lakers Foundation founder and tournament director Sikhumbuzo Ndlovu said the schools’ tournament ends this afternoon before the start of a seniors’ competition which will end on Saturday.
“In the last four editions we’ve been focusing on secondary schools and clubs but we are taking a different turn now, coaching primary schools. We believe that the foundation of basketball is at primary schools and if we are