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Coach calls for resignation of DAAA president

first_imgLocalNews Coach calls for resignation of DAAA president by: – June 28, 2013 Share Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img Tweet 81 Views   3 comments Coach Nabi Wallace. Photo credit: Facebook profileCoach of the Aspirers Athletics Club and former public relations officer of the Dominica Amateur Athletics Association (DAAA), Nabi Wallace has called for the immediate resignation of the president of the DAAA, Cedric Harris.Coach Wallace’s made that call following a mishap due to travel arrangements for the DAAA team who were scheduled to compete in the Caribbean Age Group Championship in Curaçao.According to a statement released on Wednesday, 26th June, “these strings of mistakes by the D.A.A.A President started since June 2012, when Team Dominica was turned back in Trinidad because they did not have proper travel documentations to travel on to El Salvador for the CAC Junior Championships needs to be addressed”. “It is time to move a motion of no confidence in the D.A.A.A President and request his immediate resignation, one Coach stated. The individual went on to state further far too long we sat idly by and allow the D.A.A.A President to make “mistakes” that has cause the athletes of Dominica to suffer. The time has come to speak out and demand a change,” the statement continued. Cedric Harris (file photo)Meanwhile, Cedric Harris told Dominica Vibes that the attack on his position is a personal one and described it as “sour grapes”. “There is something more to it than what is happening. It has been an issue that has been developing for over a year now”.Mr Harris indicated that Wallace “is the one behind all of this, he wants things to go his way and when it does not, he tries his best to see how he can get things destroyed”.He stated however that he is not daunted by this personal attack and is working together with the executive to move the Association forward.“Nabi is also upset because one of his athletes was not going because of his fault, the athlete doesn’t have a passport and all that is kind of sour grapes that happening there,” Mr Harris said. He also stated that there is need for reshuffling of the Association as there are members who are not “pulling their weight”.“If needs be, some reshuffling might have to happen but elections are due in February of next year, and as I tell persons, only one roaster seems to be crowing,” he noted. Dominica Vibes Newslast_img

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