2022 NSF: Delta State athletes remain undisputed as Okowa ensure hitch-free festival
By Sunny Canto
By Sunny Canto
Incredibly, team Delta contingents has proved their worth after a week of participating in different sporting activities at the ongoing 21st National Sports Festival in Asaba, the capital city.
However, the defending champions at Edo 2020 and Abuja 2018, have won eight editions at of the ten festivals hosted so far. Besides, they remain unstoppable at the National Youths Games level too.
Chief Tonobok Okowa, who double as LOC and Delta State Sports Commission chairman, have been working around the clock to ensure hiccup free championship as their highly motivated athletes, coaches, officials are gearing up for more victories.
"Delta State is not just a home of Sports, we set standard for others to follow because we also have the capacity to win anywhere; having lay a solid foundation" he told.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Athletics Federation President affirm, "We have a strong template, invest so much in Sport; its all about doing the right thing by monitoring your work" he disclosed.
The renown and successful sports administrator, alongside his MOC, LOC committees has put so much modalities in place to ensure everyone is enjoying the mouthwatering events.
Obviously, they're the 'Big Heart' having won total of 127 medals; 69 gold, 33 silver, 25 bronze as at the end of (Day 5) fixtures.
Nevertheless, the intensity is high as thirty-eight sporting activity is been competed for by thousands of athlevtes from across the nation. Also, the games will be rounding up by this weekend as Bayelsa, Ogun, Abia, Oyo, Edo are also giving a good account of themselves.
In summary, the Nigeria Olympics sporting fiesta is not just thrilling spectators, but topnotch, historical, educating, fascinating and intriguing; while the host team are building a lasting legacy that everyone should emulate.
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