Team Delta has expressed readiness to defend their National Youth Games title. The 2023 National Youth Games is scheduled for 20th to 30th September, 2023 in Asaba, Delta state.
According to Project Manager, Media, Publicity and Mobilisation of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), Comrade Moses Etu, the team does not want to leave any stone unturned in delivering another title triumph.
Etu said that the athletes are being put in top shape to defend their title successfully, while assuring the athletes that Governor Sheriff Oborevwori has put in place everything needed for their success, asserting that their welfare remained paramount to the Governor.”
He said, “Delta state are the undisputed champions of the National Youth Games; we won it from the first to sixth editions. The athletes are ready to defend their title at the seventh edition.
“The State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori has put in place mechanism needed for the success of the athletes and they have no choice than to deliver”.
He enjoined the athletes to remain steadfast as the chairman of the State Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa and management of the Commission were committed to giving them the necessary fillip to further enhance their careers.
Team Delta have won every edition of the National Youth Games since its inception in 2013 and are favourites to win the age grade yearly sports fiesta again.