20th National Sports Festival Gets New Dates


The 20th National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in Benin City, Edo State, is now to begin on April 2 and run through April 14.

In a letter to all the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and signed by the Secretary of the Main Organising Committee (MOC), Peter Nelson, the three-time postponed Festival is to kick off with the opening of the Games Village on April 2 and 3.

The official opening ceremony scheduled for the refurbished Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium is to hold on April 4 and competitions rounded up on April 14.