Coronavirus: Coaches' income takes further hit with extension of National School Games suspension

 CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh) centre Seraphina Low catches the ball as her opponent from St. Hilda's Secondary School, Cheryl Tang, attempts to intercept the pass.
CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh) centre Seraphina Low catches the ball as her opponent from St. Hilda's Secondary School, Cheryl Tang, attempts to intercept the pass.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
Singapore Sports School's Muhammad Fathullah Rahmat celebrating after scoring a goal in the B Division final. Singapore Sports School beat Meridian Secondary School 2-0.
Singapore Sports School's Muhammad Fathullah Rahmat celebrating after scoring a goal in the B Division final. Singapore Sports School beat Meridian Secondary School 2-0.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - Sports coaches who train schools are bracing themselves for a further hit in income following news that the National School Games would continue to be suspended till after the June school holidays.

The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the move on Thursday (March 19) as part of enhanced precautionary measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus. It also suspended all school co-curricular activities (CCAs) for two weeks from March 23.

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