Enugu State Bids To Host 2026 National Sports Festival


 Director of Sports, Enugu State Ministry for Youths and Sport   Mr. Boniface Onovo said 

the state has enough facilities and potentials needed to host the 2026 National Sports Festival ,NSF.

Onovo disclosed this in Nsukka while speaking with newsmen shortly after conducting officials from the Federal Ministry of Sports Development, Abuja and Nilayo Sports Management Limited ,NSML, Lagos, the Consultant of Enugu State 2024 Marathon and 2026 NSF bidding.

Onovo said the officials were in the state to inspect existing sports facilities as Enugu State was among states bidding to host NSF 2026.

they officials started the inspections today (Wednesday) in Enugu North Senatorial District.

He maintained that the state had all it required to host the sports festival.

“Officials from the Federal Ministry of Sport Development, Abuja and Nilayo Sports Management Limited ,NSML, Lagos are satisfied with sports facilities seen in Enugu North Senatorial District.

“They inspected Nsukka Township Stadium, Akanu Ibiam Stadium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, among others”, he said.

According to the director, the officials will also visit other sports facilities in Awgu axis and in Enugu  Capital Territory before leaving the state.


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