2019 Youth Games: Teams Ogun, Delta arrive Ilorin… Sports Ministry hunt for age-cheats


The Ogun State contingent to the 2019 national youth games as well as team Delta touched down at the University of Ilorin, venue of the National Youth Games yesterday (Saturday).

While team Ogun arrived the venue around 7pm, the team from Delta drove in in numbers for the multi sports events which will begin proper on Monday and run through September 17, 2019.


More state’s contingent are expected today with Athletes, Officials, coaches, administrators and the government team expected to accompany them.


Meanwhile the sports ministry has condemned in strong words the use of over-aged athletes.


The Director of grassroots sports in the Ministry Dr Demola Are has confirmed that any state found with athletes above 15 will be expelled immediately.


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