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NSF Postponement: Ogun Athletes Express Mixed Feelings

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the National Sports Festival, tagged Edo 2020.

The Minister of Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, announced this at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after a meeting with the President.

He said the postponement was due to the Coronavirus pandemic, adding that the decision was reached after close consultations with the Ministry of Health.

However in Ogun the postponement of the National Sports Festival, Edo 2020 by the Federal government has generated mixed reactions among sports stakeholders.

Some athletes and coaches at the Ijeja camp of team Ogun spoke with Radio Nigeria, said the announcement was coming at a stage when the spirit in camp was high.

Segun Folarin

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