Tuesday, 26 August 2008

20 Mwanza schools for basketball league

From This Day, Dar es Salaam
By This Day Reporter

OVER 20 schools in Mwanza are set to battle it out in the regional inter-secondary schools basketball league 2008 opening in the city on Saturday.

Mwanza Regional Basketball Association (MRBA) organizes the league with a view to unearth talents and promote the game at the regional level.

The event’s coordinator, Kizito Bahati, told THISDAY by phone from Mwanza yesterday, that MRBA will cooperate with a family planning organization, Population Services International (PSI) in organizing the league, which ends on September 13.

’’PSI will team up with MRBA in organizing the league in which the former will be educating participants on the need to fight immoral acts including drug abuse and promiscuity, and equipping them with skills in fighting the HIV/AIDS scourge given that the event will involve youths,’’ he said.

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