Team Niger contingents participation in the 3rd National Youth Games Ilorin 2017 at the University of Ilorin had made it as one of the most successful outing in three consecutive years for Niger State.

The 104 athletes who are to participate in 21 games were adequately prepare and ready for the tournament, the athletes were screened and registered which was the first phase in the games proper.

Thirty six states of the Federation are expected to participate in the games based on the zonal games elimination from the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria.

As the opening ceremony is about to take place, the games is significant and created to served as a springing board in bringing out future champions in the country, Niger state in particular had produced a lot of talents that represented Nigeria.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello have made it a mandate to see that the state successfully executed the games and athletes are prepared to adequately participate in the tournament which is a cardinal priority to his administration.

The Honorable commissioner, Niger State Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Development, Alhaji Mamman Musa, had charged athletes to win and bring back glory to the state which the Officials, Coaches and Secretaries of various Association are living no stone unturned to achieve successes at the games.

B: Muhammad Muhammad

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