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.