They protest with the lighting of candles in front of the Hato Mayor sports center
They protest with the lighting of candles in front of the Hato Mayor sports center

HATO MAYOR – A group of athletes from the different basketball leagues who practice at the Héctor El Vikingo Monegro sports center, protested peacefully by lighting candles demanding the intervention of the sports facility, which is in total abandonment.

The representatives and athletes of the exciting sport of the hoop and the ball, demanded that the local authorities and the Minister of Sports Francisco Camacho, the rapid intervention of the sports facility, which is in a deteriorating situation.

The place received a repair of the plank approximately five months ago, but unfortunately the excellent work that the employees of the Ministry of Sports did, is already in the same or worse situation, because a large number of pigeons that live within the sports facility with the fecal matter they have destroyed the plank again.

The “Héctor El Vikingo Monegro” sports center is the most important sports facility in this province, but those who visit it express feeling embarrassed by the abandoned conditions in which it is found, both inside and outside.

The president of the Superior Basketball League Johan Pacheco said that apart from the poor condition of the court, the bathrooms and dressing rooms must also intervene, since many of them do not work.

The young athletes hope to be heard by the authorities. The building does not have a concierge staff, which aggravates the hygiene situation.

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