Nigeria will take part within the Canoeing, Rowing and Crusing classes on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Sunday Dare, the Minister of Sport and Youth Growth, made the remarks on the closing of the ‘2021Admiral Porbeni Boat Race’ on Saturday in Abuja.
The Nigeria Information Company reviews that the boat race was organized by the Nigeria Federation of Canoe, Rowing and Crusing on Lake Jabi in Abuja.
He mentioned the ministry will proceed to help the federation to arrange competitions that may assist its athletes put together for Tokyo.
“They (athletes) have positioned us on the qualifying desk for the Olympics and a few of our elites within the sport have even received medals in all African video games.
“That they had demonstrated their expertise within the competitors as we speak and we are going to work with the Federation to arrange extra competitors,” the minister mentioned.
Based on him, the ministry is working with the Edo authorities to arrange a profitable Nationwide Sports activities Pageant. (NSF)
A complete of 11 states, golf equipment and people took half within the competitors.
NAN reviews that the occasion begins Thursday and ends Saturday: