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Schoolboy soccer needs serious review

There is a dire need to have a serious review of the organisation of competitive schoolboy soccer following the unusual issues which have brought some levels of discourse. I am directly speaking about the problems of some schools which have broken the rules of different kinds, such as ignoring failing grades, changing school certificates and even allowing illegal transfers, all to allow certain players on their team.

This type of enquiry was never available in years gone by, as incidents of any dubious nature were always clearly dealt with by the school principal and supportive teachers.

Over the years, a number of schools have turned their heads away from the fundamental reason why these children had to be taken through a series of examinations before they could be eligible to enter these institutions.

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