A former under-16 Squash nationwide participant, Mr. Niyi Oyewunmi has urged the federal, state and native governments to cease focusing solely on soccer.
Oyewunmi made this enchantment in Ibadan, Oyo State on Wednesday whereas talking at a press convention to herald the Dele-Oladejo South West Open Squash Championship/Match.
Oyewunmi who’s the coordinator of the match appealed to the federal authorities beneath the management of President Muhamadu Buhari to increase their consideration to different areas of sports activities to encourage those that have an interest within the video games.
He particularly appealed to the Oyo State authorities to divert its consideration to different sports activities to encourage those that wish to play sports activities aside from soccer.
Oyewunmi mentioned, “My enchantment to the Oyo State authorities is that they need to develop different areas of sports activities. The eye is an excessive amount of on soccer.
“In Nigeria, authorities on the federal, state and native governments are specializing in soccer.
“I wish to use the chance to name federal authorities and State governments to increase consideration to different sports activities resembling Squash.
Match sponsor, Dr. Emmanuel Dele-Oladejo in his handle, mentioned the motive is to function a clarion name to develop productive youths.
“This Squash Championship is supposed to function a clarion name to all that’s involved to develop productive youth engagement methods wanted to comprise and channel their inherent exuberance in direction of including constructive worth to our society.
“This idea is based on the psychological and bodily smartness required to reach the sport of Squash.”
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