New WCBA Exec

New WCBA Executive elected

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A new Western Cape Basketball Association (WCBA) Executive committee was elected at the General Meeting held on 29 November 2014 at the Athlone Stadium. The meeting was attended by the following District Basketball Associations: Cape Town, Cape Winelands, West Coast and a representative from Eden. Also in attendance at the meeting were Associate Basketball Associations i.e. Western Cape Schools and Wheelchair and the Special Member, Cape Mountaineers Basketball Club. This broad representation of various basketball stakeholders in the meeting signalled the development of basketball in the Western Cape Province

Also in present at the meeting was Mr Bennett bailey from Western Cape Government Department of Cultural Affairs (DCAS): Sport Promotion which assisted with the logistical arrangements for the meeting. Mr Bailey explained the role of DCAS in sport and highlighted that basketball was one of the priority codes for the Department. He encouraged WCBA to approach DCAS with viable business plans to be able to receive assistance from the department.

Mr Jason Mitchell, who was elected as the President of WCBA, outlined the way forward for WCBA and encouraged members to assist the Executive in fulfilling the mandate of WCBA.