Sunday, January 17, 2021

National Sports Festival now to hold Jan 3-17



The 20th National Sports Festival, is now set to hold from January 3 to 17.

The Special Adviser on Media to the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, John Joshua-Akanji, confirmed the new date to newsmen.

The shifting of the NSF to 2021 was the second time the sports ministry was shifting the fiesta after it was initially moved to December 3 to 18.

The festival was initially billed to hold between March 22 and April 1 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin, but was postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19.