24 schools for Int’l Athletics Championship in Lagos


By Babatunde Ogunrinde

The Lagos State Athletics Association on Tuesday said that no fewer than 24 schools would participate in the maiden edition of International School Sports Championship.

Dayo Alao, Chairman, Lagos State Athletics Association said at a news conference in Lagos that the competition, organised in conjunction with Sport Business Networks, would take place from March 7 to March 13.

He said that the secondary schools had already booked their places to be part of the event, with some from Ghana and Togo also showing interest.

“In line with the state government’s policy of public private partnership, we are partnering with the private sector to bring about what we believe will be the biggest gathering of schools.

“The young athletes would come together to showcase their God-given talents and compete so they could be discovered by international scouts,” Alao said.

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Source: News Agency of Nigeria