National Sport Festival 2018: Kaduna Set For Harvest Of Medals Says Director Of Sports

Team Kaduna is set  to win  every available gold medal in the National Sports Festival (NSF), which kicks off  today in Abuja 

Kaduna state director of sports, Yakubu Ibrahim gave the hint  yesterday while speaking to journalists on the preparedness of Team Kaduna as the state contingent prepared to leave for Abuja , the venue of the events .

The director also stated that Kaduna State would be going to the event with a total of 128 athletes and 92 officials

The director of sports who stated this while speaking with Sports Journalists preparatory to the contingent’s departure for the games disclosed that Kaduna is storming the festival with 128 athletes and 92 officials.

He also added that Team Kaduna would be participating in 18 events namely : cycling , hockey , taekwando,cricket, wrestling, Badminton, volleyball ,beach volleyball ,athletics, chess, Judo, boxing, tennis, hand ball, gymnastics, kick boxing and weight lifting.

He lauded the state Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai for keeping to his words by the release of funds and every other necessary materials for a very successful outing.

“The athletes are already in high spirit and motivated to deliver and as a ministry all their efforts will be adequately rewarded” he stated.

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