The NYG has, since its inception, turn out to be a veritable floor for harvesting the large skills that abound throughout the nation
Delta State has been awarded the webhosting rights for the 7th National Youth Games (NYG) by means of the Federal Ministry of Sports and Youth Development (FMSYD).
Mohammed Manga, the Ministry’s Director of Press, disclosed in a observation launched on Thursday that the collection of Delta was once reached at a gathering of the Games stakeholders. He mentioned the assembly was once held at the sidelines of the recently-concluded National Sports Festival (NSF) in Asaba in December.
Manga quoted the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Ismaila Abubakar, as announcing the NYG has since inception turn out to be a veritable floor for harvesting the large skills that abound throughout the nation.
“Many of the found out athletes were nurtured to elite stage by means of the Ministry the place a number of of them were excelling on the world level by means of posting podium performances for the rustic.
“Other objectives of the Games is to promote national unity, curb age-cheating in sports and youth restiveness, as well as establish a standard programme for athletes’ succession, amongst others,” Abubakar mentioned.
The Permanent Secretary mentioned the Ministry was once able to make certain that the beneficial properties and targets of the Games have been sustained.
“That is why the Ministry was once decided to search another host venue for the development.
“Delta will now host the video games on the Dennis Osadebey University Sports Complex in Asaba from 8 February to 18 February.
Author: Premium Times