NSSF Boss Rues Lull In School Sports


President of Nigeria School Sports Federation, NSSF, Ibrahim Muhammed, says the decline  in sports in the country is due to the neglect of school sports.

Speaking with Basketball Timeout ahead of the draws of the of 2010  Nestle Milo Secondary  Schools Basketball Championship, which comes up in Lagos next week, Monday, Muhammed  stated that Nigerian sports will continue to go down until the authorities go back to  school sports system, which is the country has abandoned for a very long time.

While commending the sponsors of the Milo Secondary School Championship, Nestle  Plc. for  the sponsorship of the oldest school sports event in the past 11 years, Muhammed charged  sports administrators to work  for the development of Nigerian youths.

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—Wale Joseph

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