National Sports Festivals change of date is a distraction to Sports Federations – Ocheo

President of the Handball Federation of Nigeria Sam Ocheo has stated that the continuous shift in date for the National Sports Festival will not augur well for Sports Federations because the uncertainty in date is a distraction for many Sports Federations with regards to planning.

Ocheo speaking in a chat with brila.net said he is happy with the new date fixed for February 14-28 next year but more importantly is to ensure the date comes to pass and not suffer another round of postponements like it’s been in the past.

“Since it’s been announced for February, I pray that everything goes well because it’s been a major distraction for Federations.

“Whenever there is a Sports festival all other Federations activities take the back burner. I’m happy with the new date announced and I hope it doesn’t suffer another postponement.”




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