As the curtains gradually closes on the 21st edition of the National Sports Festival, NSF, tagged “Delta 2022”, six States of the Federation have so far indicated interest to be given the hosting right of the next edition which is expected to hold in 2024.

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare disclosed this today at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, the Delta State Capital, shortly after watching the Gymnastics event between Team FCT, Delta and Ondo at the ongoing sports festival.

Dare who was answering questions from journalists said that presently, he did not know which State was going to be the next host until the Committee which is headed by the Director, of the National Sports Festival & Para Sports Department of his Ministry and Secretary, Main Organising Committee (MOC), Mr Peter Nelson submitted their report on the hosting right.

He stated further that the report which would reveal the next host was likely to be submitted on Friday, December 9, 2022, which was the eve of the closing ceremony for this Festival.

Omolara Ayoade 

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