Luanda: Minister Defends Need to Upgrade PE Teachers

Luanda – The national director of Sports, Raimundo Ricardo, Wednesday here defended the need for upgrading physical education teachers in order to grant that in future national squads be composed by students.

The official said so whilst making a review of Angolan participation at SADC games, which finished last Saturday, in Manzini, Swaziland.

He recalled that Angola was a reference during the games, having in this domain gained a golden medal in football and basketball in both female and male categories.

According to the official, it is necessary that the new public services recommend the construction of multi sports pavilions aiming at promoting high competition in the country, just as it occurs in countries such as South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana, having the latter dominated SADC games in the individual category.

During the SADC games, Angola was ranked fourth in the medals table, against the seventh position reached in the 2008 edition, in South Africa.

Source – Angop