Preparations for the upcoming National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta state are in top gear with the Kwara state sports commission intensifying training for the athletes as they look to excel at the Games.
As the count down to the Games edges closer, the Commission is putting the coaches on their toes to step up their trainings as it aims for good performance at the Games.
According to the Director of Sports, Ibrahim Bako, it is not going to be a jamboree as only the best will be selected for the Games.
The Commission disclosed that the state will feature in 25 sports at the games.
The sports are: Athletics, Ayo, Badminton, Baseball ,Boxing, Chess, Cricket, Cycling, Dart, Fives, Deaf Athletics, Golf, Handball and Judo.
Others are Karate, Para Table Tennis, Scrabble Shooting, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis,Taekwondo, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.
The games will go down from September 7th to 17 2023 in Asaba, Delta State.