By Sunny Canto
Interestingly, the Nations capital, sport contingents who participated at the zonal elimination held in Jos, Plateau State; has arrived home with huge success.
However, the apex of Africa sport fiesta, (National Sports Festival), which is convergence and unification of Nigeria’s diverse cultures, places, experiences and athletes.
The estimated two hundred millions country with many ethnicity and rich cultural heritage, will present her best, delectable mix of finest athletes at the festival.
Basketball, Scrabble, Hockey, Tennis, Wrestling, Chess, Track and Field, Boxing, Badminton, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Swimming, Rugby and Boxing are some of the nerve wrecking and pulse racing events.
Apart from the Nigerian spirit of grit, determination, sheer strength, joyful disposition and sportsmanship. It is a combination of educating, exciting, social-economic, reunion, cultural integration increase through the 33 sporting activities, 16 thousand athletes in 12 days schedules.
Delta State is home to some of Nigeria's biggest professional comedians and athletes like: Jay-Okocha, Mary Oyali, Victor Ikpeba, Ese Brume, Wellington Jigere, Blessing Okagbare among others.
Harrysong, a renown 'Hip Hop' musician, who is an indigenous of the oil rich state will perform alongside star artists. Besides the colorful Logo and the official mascot "UZO" Delta State athletes who have won the sports festival seven (7) times.
Neconde Energy, Nilayo Sports, SEEPCO, Shell Mouka Foam, Shevron, BetKkngs, Platorm Petroleum Ltd, ValueJets, Seplat Energy, Suzuki by CFAO AutoMobile, Nigeria Agip Oil, Team 33 Production Media, Premium Trust Bank are the official sponsors and partners.
Newly infastructure, facilities built that were inspected by Chief (Dr.) Sunday Dare, Sports Minister shows the readiness come November 28th-10th December.
Sponsors, stakeholders, well-wishers, prayers of Nigerians and commitment will make it a historical sport festival yet.
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