Friday, January 1, 2021

Nigeria to compete in 11 sports, declares Dare


Team Nigeria will compete in just 11 sports with comparative advantage at the Tokyo Olympics, Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare has said.

The Nation

The minister made this known in a statement issued by his Special Adviser (Media), John Joshua-Akanji in Abuja.

Dare declared that the days of jamboree at the Olympics are over, as Nigeria would only leverage on sports with comparative advantage and prospects of a podium finish.

He said preparing and leveraging on such short will be the focus of the ministry.

Dare said the early camping which are in stages will be intensified with all the COVID-19 protocols put in place.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic will now hold in the summer of 2021.

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