Only credible athletes will get sponsorship

Only credible athletes will get sponsorship – Galadima


Only credible athletes will get sponsorship –Galadima 

By Salisu Baso

Ahead of the National Sports Festival coming up in Edo State next year, Kano State Government, through the State Sports Commission has reassured that it would continue to sponsor sports associations to various competitions across the country in the first quarter of 2020.

The Triumph Sports investigation revealed that about 10 different associations were being sponsored by the state government to participate in various competitions in and outside the country in the last two weeks.

These include: Wrestling participants at the Anambra State Invitational Wrestling Tournament, Karate and Kick-boxing Associations taking part in the Second Edition of the Rivers Governor’s Open Championship, Badminton Federation of Nigeria Open Championship and Cycling participants in the First Edition of the Abdulrazak Abdulrahman Cycling Championship.

Others are Division Two National Handball Championship for Handball Association, National Para-Soccer League and also Judo Association organised a second edition Ibrahim Galadima Junior/ Cadet State Judo Championship.

Only credible athletes will get sponsorship –Galadima 

It could be recalled that the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima had tasked the state associations that only the athletes performed creditably at the trials will qualify for the state sponsorship at the National Sports Festivals.

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