Letters to the Editor

Will ISSA act now?

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!


Dear Editor,

I write regarding the disgusting, deplorable and despicable video making the rounds of Calabar boys leading a chant aimed at their rivals Kingston College.

Having lost at ''Champs'', the Calabar boys descended to this most vulgar display which is not in keeping with the values of a school aligned to the Baptist church.

While shocking, it's hardly surprising as recent events may have led these boys to think winning Champs is their right.

Thank God they lost by a margin in excess of 80 points, as God forbid were it as close as the race between Edwin Allen and Hydel we might have had a riot at the Stadium.

Two years ago Kingston College were the heavy favourites to win the title, but lost to Calabar by a mere six points. They took it on the chin in a manly manner.

It is now time for the seemingly impotent Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) to act.

Calabar should be banned from Champs for at least two years.

If ISSA lacks the will, then sponsors GraceKennedy must insist that body acts, with the threat of pulling its sponsorship.

Finally, it certainly didn't take long for physics teacher Sanjaye Shaw to be vindicated, did it?

Donald Plummer

St Andrew

damac@yahoo.com


Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at http://bit.ly/epaperlive


ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT