Nigeria: National Youth Games, NYG 2023: 5000 athletes to storm Delta state
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
5000 athletes are expected to compete for glory at the 7th edition of the National Youth Games, NYG in Asaba, capital of Delta state.
The youth games is Nigeria’s biggest annual youth sports fiesta.
Delta state is playing host to this years edition fixed to flag off, 21st September.
The chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, LOC ,Tonobok Okowa disclosed that the games will feature 23 competition venues.
According to Tonobok, facilities for the hosting of the games are set, in exception for those of gymnastics, which are at the final stages of installation.
Tonobok said highlights of the games will include side performances from top musical artists.
He further said the closing events will take place, 30th September.