School sport talks hit deadlock

Snail’s pace: School sport return talks are moving at a slow pace PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Snail’s pace: School sport return talks are moving at a slow pace PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Talks between the government and school sport associations have reached a deadlock with the payment of teachers’ overtime allowances, the main stumbling block.

The plan was to start the pilot phase for school sport in May. The implementation was to assist in preparing for the AUSC Region 5 Games scheduled for Malawi this December. Competition at the regional level was to be held between June 4 and 26 followed by the national finals for both athletics and ball games between July 6 and 12. The training camp for the AUSC Region 5 selected team is scheduled for August to November.

Addressing school heads and directors - regional operations last month in Francistown, Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chief executive officer (CEO), Tuelo Serufho said the BNSC is now mandated with facilitating the implementation of school sport as per recommendations of the Joint Task Team Committee (JTTC).

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