St Georges disqualified from national games

coast secondary schools tern one games Shipundo Harrison (left, with ball) from Mpeketoni Boys High School dribbles the ball past Salim Abdallah (right) of Aga Khan Academy in one of the boys basketball match during the Coast Region Secondary Schools Term One Games at Mazeras High in Kwale County. [PHOTO BY GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD].

Penalised. St Georges disqualified from national games

A disciplinary jury voted overwhelmingly to disqualify newly crowned Coast secondary schools boys’ basketball champions St Georges from participating in the national games. T

hey were found guilty of fielding 11 ineligible players during the Coast schools' Term One games held last week in Mazeras School in Kwale County.

As a result, the jury has voted in favour of losing finalist and immediate former champions Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa. They will be crowned Coast champions and will represent the region in the national games. Aga Khan Academy’s coach Jimnah Kimani said "this war on cheating must be won. We want students to play among themselves and not mercenaries.” [Ernest Ndunda]

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