Kidapawan rolls out 5-year sports program

  • August 09, 2017

KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, Aug. 9 (PIA) --  “One Team, One City, One Goal.”


This is the ultimate objective that the City Government of Kidapawan  wants  to achieve as it launched its Five-Year Sports Development  Program  in the first-ever Sports Summit in the city on Tuesday.  


City Mayor Joseph Evangelista led the kick off  of the program that aims  to hone competitive and decorated  athletes that would represent the city in major sports competitions.


Under the sports  program, the city government, in partnership with the City Sports Development Council and the Department of Education will  create a training pool  that will focus on  taking care of the  athletes’s  science-based training, nutrition, uniform, quality sports equipment as well as training of coaches.


Other program partners include Philippine Sports Commission,  sports clubs and organizations in Kidapawan, private schools and other sponsors.


The Sports Summit also deliberated issues pertaining to the sports development in the city including, selection  of  athletes, tournament opportunities,  building partnerships, and sporting facilities.


With the launching of the Kidapawan City 5-Year Sports Development Program,  the selection of  athletes who will be  enrolled in the training  pool  will be held  on consecutive weekends in September, specifically  September 8, 9, 16 and 23.


The “Weekend Games” will be held  in different  sports venues within Kidapawan City. (LKOasay-City Information Office/DEDoguiles-PIA 12)

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