Over 2000 pupils from the 16 Local Governments in Kwara State will compete for honors in the maiden edition of the State All Primary Schools Athletics Championship.
The three day competition tagged “catch them young” will discover talents who’ll win laurels for Nigeria in the future.
Sponsor of the championship is former vice president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria Alhaji Tunde Abdulkareem. He promised a well organized hitch free competition.
Sponsor of the competition and former vice president of AFN, Alhaji Tunde Abdulkareem
Alhaji Abdulkareem is also the current Vice President West African Athletics Association. He urged sports loving Nigerians to key into the grassroots initiative to promote a better society.
Chairman, local organizing committee of the competition explained that the competition initially was for the secondary schools. He explained that the committee extended the competition to the primary school level in order to achieve the needed results.
The chairman commended the sponsor of the championship who is the former Accountant General of Kwara State for his drive and passion to grow Athletics in the State which will in turn benefit the country as a whole in future.
Registration and accreditation of the participating schools from the local government councils commences today while the tournament will kick-off tomorrow.