Competitive outing at day one yesterday as Nigeria Gymnastics Federation kick off her 3 days event at the indoor Sports hall of the package B, National Stadium, Abuja.
Priory to this tournament that is billed for 26th-28th May, the Federation held a board meeting aftermath her constitution review and enactment in April, 2019.
According to (Mrs. Amina Amanchi) the Secretary-general, "We're organizing this National trials in order to select athletes that can represent us at 2019 All Africa Games in Morocco".
She disclose, "Although it's our first National event for this year aftermath the 2018 National Sports Festival games where many participants got opportunity to showcase their talents"
Adding, "we look forward to pick 6 apparatus in the male category while the female will have 5 as well".
Amanchi expressed their readiness to improve the Sport from grassroots level as well as expecting further assistance from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development headed by Barrister Solomon Selcap Dalung.
"Our president has approved Nigeria participation at the forthcoming World Gymnastics championship".
"Last year calendar was busy but now we hope to including Training of umpire and judges, inter club championship and more grassroots programs" Amanchi concluded.
Meanwhile, the Federation has put everything in order for a hitch free tournament as the various athletes are in high spirit to fully defend their title.
However, there will be Calisthenics, Acrobatic, Circle display, dance competition, lunch break, music and medal presentation.
In conclusion, the events begins 8am till 1:30pm followed by lunch break before the final competition commencement by 5:30pm. Don't miss it!!!
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