Nigeria: 6 years-old girl   creates  history ,  represents  Kano  at the  National Youths Games 2023

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Nigeria: 6 years-old girl   creates  history ,  represents  Kano  at the  National Youths Games 2023

By YUSUF A. YUSUF GIGINYU

Lisa Omokorede Funsho  , 6 years old female gymnastic athlete has  featured for Team  Kano  at the ongoing 7th edition of the national Youths games, NYG in Asaba, delta state.

The vibrant and confident little sports angel from Kano was the cynosure of all eyes at the games, as she undertake her assignment with sparkling  innocence despite been glued to the eyes of hundreds of spectators and admirers, who took keen interest in her presence  at the games as a competitor.

The NYG  fiesta is the biggest  youths sports games in  Nigeria, according to tradition  the 36 states and  FCT  Abuja are billed to be on parade at the games.

Lisa, who has made history had competed favorably in the midst of over  one hundred gymnastics athletes in  gymnastics , our correspondent reports.

The mother of the youngster , Mrs. Olubukola Funsho Sanni, said , she paid the bill to convey her daughter by air travel   from Kano to Asaba to represent the state  and to encourage her daughter to nurture  her sports dream.

Mrs. Olubukola said  her gymnast daughter harbors the dream to represent Nigeria  at the Olympics .

6-years-old  Lisa  finished  5th place among over one hundred gymnastics athletes , when  she competed in her event held at  the Stephen Keshi stadium  Multipurpose Hall,, Asaba, Delta state.

 

 

 

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