Nigeria Athletes screened by Taiyo Industry Africa ahead of scholarship scheme in Abuja
Fantastic moment earlier today at the package 'B' National Stadium, Abuja; as the Agricultural farm products company based in Ibadan carry out her annual screening program for under 17 athletes in various Sports like Football, Volleyball and Basketball.
Interestingly, the exercise is to support the lads into high schools in Japan and further their career's in Sports. Also, different tribes, students across the country has benefited from this NGO initiative.
According to Yukio Yamamoto (Business Development Manager), "Our intention is to empower the Youths in a 3 years scholarship after the screening program but there are different requirement from the schools over there.
Adding, "Depending on the schools that will determine who is accepted because Nigerians have potentials and as a result of our passion for them to grow, we have avail them this opportunities"
Meanwhile, "the school calendar resume by April in Japan and i will travel to get the allocated slots for them" Yukio added.
Speaking on behalf of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation, the Secretary-general acknowledge the President acceptance towards the drive.
Stating, "it's a welcoming development, although it's the first time they're working with the Volleyball Federation since i assumed office.
Appealing to other NGO's to emulate what (Taiyo Industry Africa Inc.) is doing for Nigeria youths which has captivated so many Sports people.
"Volleyball is not meant for the tall and strong alone but if you're willing our committed Coaches will put you through" Mikano finalized.
Eventually, those who has dream of schooling abroad has been given a huge opportunity to contest among others in Football, Basketball and Volleyball in order to gain from the scholarship scheme.
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Sunny Canto the Sports enthusiast.