Combat Sports Remains Suspended As Sporting Activities Set To Resume


The Sport Ministry finalizes plan as Football, Tennis, Basketball, Athletics and all other sporting activities set to get back in action with exclusion of combat Sports.

This was made known today by the Minister for Youth and Sport Development, Mr Sunday Dare Speaking on the Voice of Nigeria

“We hope that our athletes can get back to action soon with non combat sports,” he said.

“Although no date has been set, but we must submit to the Covid-19 protocols in line with the practice all over the world. We have submitted our protocol and hopefully, our athletes would soon be back to compete.

All sporting activities has been shutdown in the country due to the global pandemic disease (Coronavirus) including the much awaited National Sport Festival, Benin 2020.

A glimmer of hope in Nigeria Sporting world as fans and Athletes now look forward to the new date for the sports festival.


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