COVID-19: Basketball Federation takes advantage of sport competitions suspension to train coaches and referees

Praia, May 6 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean Basketball Federation (FCB) is taking advantage of sport competitions suspension, motivated by the COVID-19 pandemic, to improve other areas such as the training of coaches and referee, through an online program.

Coach Emanuel Trovoada told Inforpress that despite the suspension of national and international competitions, Cabo Verdean basketball “is in activity”, as it is part of a training program for coaches through Valencia Basket, in addition to some clinics for referee with the Spanish Real Federation.

Trovoada affirmed that it is intended with these training to improve the qualities, with the argument that without a good coach and a good referee you cannot have good players and a better competition.

“We are taking advantage of these online training courses from Spain. We are already on the fifth day at Valencia Basket and also doing some refreshing to the referees with training we send to the associations and from there to the respective referees from each sporting region”, he stressed.



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