On Thursday 27th of August, representatives of the NAOC (Netherlands Antilles Olympic Committee) Board met with Commissioner Frans Richardson from St. Maarten.
Mr. Richardson visited the island of Curacao to have different meetings. Mr. Richardson discussed various topics with NAOC.
A possible new sports structure was discussed as well as ways to develop sports associations of St. Maarten.
NAOC also brought forward that some athletes received scholarships in the past and that this also will take place before the end of this year.
The commissioner asked to keep up the good work, to continue organizing courses and to support the organizations, such as the St. Maarten Sports Federation.
It is important that everybody on St. Maarten knows what NAOC stands for and how they can make use of the different programs.
The next meeting is planned to take place on St. Maarten, where the official announcement regarding the scholarships being granted, will take place.