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Slam Dunkin' Divas tournament set for Saturday

The LGBT side Slam Dunkin' Divas are set for a tournament in Manchester to host the first women's LGBT tournament featuring five sides from teams including one from France.

The Divas' are based in Manchester and will be part of the Pride Games which see's the teams face-off in multiple matches and a 3-point contest.

Georgia Tsakiri is the assistant manager of the club and see's this as an exciting time for the team.

She said: 'It's basically a very big step forward for us, we've competed in smaller tournaments organised by the league in Manchester but this tournament will also have teams from outside of Manchester.

'As a club we are trying to promote the sport especially among the female population, this tournament is putting the spotlight on the sport.'

'There will be a lot of LGBT women attending so it is encouraging the inclusion of LGBT people within the sport.'

The full interview with Georgia can be heard below:

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