LAGOS SET TO INAUGURATE BOARDS OF SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS

 LAGOS SET TO INAUGURATE BOARDS OF SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS

The Boards of 40 Sports Associations in Lagos State will be formally inaugurated on Monday 3rd December, 2018 at 10am.

The Inauguration which will take place at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere will be conducted by Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, Executive Chairman Lagos State Sports Commission.

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had recently approved the reconstitution of the Boards of the Sports Associations for four-year terms, excluding the Lagos State Football Association.

The appointment of the Chairmen and Members of the Sports Associations was based on the appointees’ passionate interest in Sports and past contributions to Sports development in Lagos State. The Associations whose Boards will be inaugurated are Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Chess and Darts.

Other are Fives, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Kick-boxing, Kung fu, Para Soccer, Para Sports, Tennis, Rugby, Rowing and Yachting, Scrabble and Shooting.

Also included are Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tug of War, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Volleyball, Golf, Deaf Sports, Traditional Sports, Triathlon, Archery and Sports Medicine.

Ayomide Oyewole

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