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FG Vows To Support Athletes For 2019 All Africa Games 

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has assured athletes for the 12th All African Games in Morocco of adequate support that will enhance their performance at the Game.

Mr. Olusade Adesola

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Olusade Adesola made this assertion while inspecting the trials that was going on at the Abuja National Stadium recently.

Meanwhile, ahead of the forth coming Game, the Ministry has rolled out a lot of Programmes in preparation for a successful  and hitch free outing in the Game.

A total of 17 Sports which includes Athletics, Aquatic, Badminton, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling, Chess, Gymnastics, Judo, Karate, Rowing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Weight lifting and Wrestling are currently undergoing their trials at different locations at Abuja, Lagos, Kaduna, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Yenagoa from 24th T0 29th June 2019.

At the end of the trials, qualified, Athletes will go into camp which will commence from 5th of July and will run for 42 Days before departure to Morocco on August 16th 2019.

Currently the Athletes are been made to undergo a Doping Test to ensure a free and clean slate outing for the country and the Athletes at the end of the game. The Ministry wishes the athletes excellent performance at the Game.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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