Set To Unveil Local Organising Committee For National Sports Festival…
The commissioner for youth and sports development in Ogun State, Dr. Oluwadare Kehinde has expressed optimism that Gateway United FC will secure promotion back to the NPFL.
Dr. Kehinde, who spoke with newsmen recently on the performance of the team after defeating Crown FC 0-1 away from home in their NNL opening game described the team as a formidable set up that will deliver the best for the State.
“We have a formidable team and good performance. To the best of my knowledge, the team is improving virtually every time. We have put up a formidable technical team and improved players welfare- and we believe it will help the team to achieve its ultimate target” he said.
He revealed that the government has made concerted efforts at creating sporting activities in order to engage the youths,saying that the upgrade of infrastructure will all bear a socio-economic impact.
The Commissioner stressed that the state is committed to hosting the next National Sports festival in 2024, adding that the local organising committee will soon be set up for the multi-sporting event.
“I want to assure you that we will set up the local organising committee for the National Sports festival very soon. We also want to engage all the stakeholders in the sport sector including the media so as to achieve huge success.” he concluded