11 Pri­mary schs com­pete in Lak­ers tour­ney

Chronicle (Zimbabwe) - - Sport - Allen Khu­malo Sports Reporter

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

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