19th NSF: Athletics, 30 Other Sports In Action On Day-5
31 Games in Action As National Sports Festival Enters Day-5
By Niyi Busari
Hope of winning more medlas rises for many states as Athletics and deaf athletics start today at the Mainbowl of the national stadium, Abuja, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
Medalists have started jubilating in the game of Ayo as at day 3, it will however, mark match-day 4 and is scheduled for VIP Lounge Package A while Basketball holds at Outdoor Court Package B, basketballers are anticipating to win laurels in the sink game.
Badminton will also start today as non-stop actions continue to greet the game of Handball which takes place at the Outdoor Hall package B, while different states will fight for honour in Squash at Squash court Package B.
Despite many medals won already in swimming as at Day-4, supporters, fans and spectators continue to enjoy the game today at the Swimming pool package B as Chess on Day-2 holds at Press Conference hall Package A.
Cricket is billed for Cricket Oval and baseball court Package B while cycling continues at Jabi Round-about and national stadium.
Action return to the game of Football after a day rest, as Nasarawa and FCT have already booked their Semifinal tickets after their 2-2 draw, having won their previous first matches.
Para-soccer continues at Para-Soccer pitch Old Parade Ground, Abuja.
In traditional sports, Dembe and Langa enter Day-2 and are scheduled for Training Pitch 3 of national stadium Package A.
Deaf table tennis, table tennis and Para-table tennis hold at the Indoor Hall Package B, while golf continues at IBB Golf club.
Athletes will compete for medals in Wheelchair tennis, hockey, Para-swimming and weightlifting, handball, volleyball in Package B of the national stadium.
Boxing and kickboxing will hold outside stadium at the Gymnasium Hall of Aguiyi Ironsi cantonment while Judo holds at Velodrome Package A national stadium.
The game of Kung Fu will come to an end today at Officer’s mess Lungi barracks.
Beach volleyball and canoeing will be having their Day-2 action at Jabi lake, Jabi Abuja, while Abula holds at Old Parade Ground Abuja.
All events starts from 8:00 am, however, some games are billed to start later.