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Young basketball talents display their sneakers and jerseys Young basketball talents display their sneakers and jerseys Photo: Old Harbour News

Another group of boys, all with a passion for the sport of basketball, received sneakers and jerseys courtesy of an initiative organized by some Jamaicans based in the United States of America.

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The distribution took place last Saturday morning at the Kevon Godfrey Basketball Academy (formerly Old Harbour Basketball Academy).

It’s the latest round of distribution exercise carried out by Ricardo Edwards, co-founder of the academy.

The sneakers drive came about after close pals Barrington Bonitto and Gary Thomas heard of the plight of Jamaican kids who have a keen interest in the sport.

Over 150 pairs of sneakers – both new and slightly worn – were allocated and shipped to Jamaica where youngsters attached to Old Harbour High School, Jamaica College and the Kevon Godfrey Academy benefited.

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