Judo technical director appeals for sponsorship of youth training camp, tournament

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LAGOS – Gbenga Oteje, Technical Director of the Lagos State Judo , on Wednesday appealed to corporate bodies to sponsor the ’s maiden edition of Gabel Youth Training Camp and Tournament.

Oteje told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos “the is aimed at discovering talents at the grassroots level and engaging athletes of school age in sporting activities during the long vacation’’.

He appealed to philanthropists in the country to sponsor the competitions, saying “this is the first of its kind in the sport. It is aimed at engaging more positively and it promotes nation-building’’.

The technical director said more sponsors were needed to ensure the of the ’ interests in . [eap_ad_1] “We more sponsors to come and partner to an avenue to showcase our young talents,’’ he said.

Oteje called for potential partners to support the so-called lesser to ensure an even of in the country.

He commended the Lagos State for providing a for the of partnership companies in ensuring of sports at the grassroots.

“The Lagos State has been so supportive in the area of promoting partnership companies in sports sponsorship, and the consistency in policy in sports is all we for ,’’ Oteje said.

The technical director also parents and guardians to encourage children and wards to engage in sporting activities during the school holiday.

“Parents and guardians should be interested in children’s extra-curricular activities because it’s always better to discover these children at young ages,’’ he stated.(NAN)[eap_ad_4]