Plans have reached a complicated stage to have Nigerian sports activities return with non-combat sports activities, with desk tennis, tennis and monitor and subject occasions set for an early return, Minister for Youth and Sports activities Growth, Sunday Dare has said.
Talking on Voice of Nigeria’s Points in The Information, Dare admitted there was no fastened date but for the return of the non-combat sports activities.
He added that the ministry would observe international apply in making certain a protected return of sporting actions within the nation.
“We hope that our athletes can get again to motion quickly with non-combat sports activities, though no date has been set. However we should undergo the COVID-19 protocols in keeping with the apply everywhere in the world. Now we have submitted our protocol and hopefully, our athletes will quickly be again to compete,” the minister stated.
Dare’s announcement comes after the Chairman, Presidential Process Pressure on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said in Abuja on Monday that sports activities and different actions, which concerned giant gatherings, may stay shut down following the rising circumstances of COVID-19 within the nation.
Mustapha stated the COVID-19 statistics weren’t encouraging, including that there could be no room for compromise.