SKBA pleased with turn out


THE Solomon Kids Basketball Academy (SKBA) is pleased the good turn received since kicking off their 208 program last week.

SKBA coach Moses Kivo said since kicking off last Thursday they have received up to 50 enrolments.

“I’m pleased with good turnout received since last week.

“We are looking to more of that in the coming weeks.”

SKBA is a Honiara-based basketball academy targeting children aged between 5 and 15.

Kivo stressed that have a lot of programs lined up for this year.

Children going through defensive drills

Kivo as soon as they receive enough enrolment, they will organize a one-month tournament for academy members.

But he assured that they get a sponsor first.

“We are currently seeking sponsors for the tournament.

“As soon as we receive green light from potential sponsors then we will announce the kick off dates.”

Kivo added that they are also planning a coaching workshop for their coaches.

“We have received an increase in the enrolment and we are looking at engaging more coaches to look after the sessions.

“A workshop is coming up and already we have identified potential candidates.

“The candidates are all national basketball representatives and they have expressed their willingness to be part of SKBA,” Kivo highlighted.

Children assembles during last week’s SKBA opening session

Meanwhile, Kivo said enrolment for this year is still open and they welcome everyone.

“We hold our sessions at Chung Wah basketball court.

“But that doesn’t mean all members have to be from Chung Wah School. SKBA is open for everyone.

“Interested ones can contact us on mobile 7473234 or come ask for Moses at Provincial Press. Enrolment forms are also available at the Chung Wah School head office.”

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