Bahamian Minister of Sports Says Visit to Cuba was ”Excellent”

Daniel Jonson

Daniel Jonson

Havana, Sep 25  –  The Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture of, Daniel Jonson, today described his visit to as “” and conducive to stronger.

“We are very satisfied with our visit and very greatful with the welcome we received here. It has been a great experience in which we expanded cooperation agreements with the Cuban Institute of Sports,” Johnson told Prensa Latina at the Jose Marti International Airport, as he prepared to depart.
Johnson, who is also a member of the Bahamian Parliament, said the meetings in which he participated in Cuba took up technical cooperation issues to boost the practice of sports in his country, including as a way of improving people’s quality of life in general.

Proposed objectives include visits to the Bahamas by Cuban coaches in disciplines like judo, fencing, volleyball and baseball, “where Cubans are leaders in the region and hold an outstanding place in the continent,” he said.

“We want to strengthen these and other sports. And as for baseball, we want to improve our level by hiring Cuban specialists. We want to pick up their experience so that in the future we can compete in the world’s major tournaments,” he emphasized.

At the airport, Johnson was accompanied by officials from the Cuban Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation, and by Bahamian Ambassador Alma Adams.

Source: Prensa Latina

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