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  • Updated: April 12, 2021

Edo 2020: The Spirit Of Sportmanship Must Always Prevail - Sports Minister

As the excitement  of the National Sports Festival (NSF) Edo 2020 gets to a crescendo,  Minister  of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has reiterated the  need for  higher standards and the importance  of winning  in  the spirit of sportmanship.

In his words, "We have  seen alot of  talents on  display in the last 10 days in various  events, including  Wrestling which is one of our best medal hope at the Olympics.

“I have seen a lot of athletes with great future in wrestling and I am excited with what I have seen in all the centers I have visited since I arrived Benin.”

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Dare charged the Athletes to remain disciplined and focused.

"I have seen  some athletes win, I have seen others lose, but the spirit of sportmanship remains.

“The future is very  bright for our  young athletes, hence they should remain focused.”

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Dare has made a daily routine of moving from venues to venues to encourage the athletes.

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