Davao PRISAA bewails lack of sports facilities

Engr. Joaquin Sarabia, Davao City PRISAA athletic manager said the lack of sports facilities hamper the training of PRISAA athletes.

"That’s a big factor because for the rigid training of the athletes Sarabia said. The swimmers lack training because "we don’t have standard swimming pool" he added.

For the past two year’s, Davao Region finished runner-up in the National PRISAA meet behind Western Visayas.

Meanwhile, the construction of the proposed 20-hectare Elias B. Lopez Memorial Sports Complex at the University of the Philippines-Mindanao campus will begin soon after the Land bank of the Philippines approved this city government additional loan amounting P610 million last week.

Of this amount, P151 million will be allocated for the modern sports complex, according to City Administrator Wendel Avisado.Rico Biliran/MindaNews)