2021 National Youth Games Officially Get Underway Today

2021 National Youth Games Officially Get Underway Today
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Joel Ajayi

The much-awaited 2021 National Youth Games will officially commence today Friday, 15 October 2021 with over 20 games.


This follows a two-day extension from initial kick off date due to the lack of accomodations for athletes as the University of Ilorin is still in session preventing officials and athletes access to the Games Village.

The Acting Director, Grassroots Sports Development, Bode Durotoye has assured Nigerians that the schedule for the Game will not affected despite the shift in the opening ceremony date.

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Table tennis, Taekwondo, Boxing, Golf, Judo,Chess, Basketball, Karate, Ayo, Kokowa, Weightlifting, Cycling, Handball, Rugby, Fives, Football are some of the 28 games expected to start today.

However, Team Ogun on Yesterday (Thursday) picked the first gold medal in Gymnastics in this competition.


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