Ekiti coaches lament inadequate govt support

Ekiti coaches lament inadequate govt support

The Coaching Department of the Ekiti State Sports Council says it can improve on its performance, and develop more National and World-beaters if given the needed equipment and incentives.


They also called for the payment of allowances to athletes, to motivate them and discourage poachers.

Coaches speaking in Ado-Ekiti, while displaying trophies and medals won by various coaches and their athletes in the last one year, appealed to the state government to provide an Indoor Sports Hall, re-grassing of the field at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, in Ado-Ekiti.

Some of the athletes who have done Ekiti State proud within last twelve months were Rising Tennis Starlet - Seun Ogunsakin, Tosin Oribamise - Nigeria’s top Junior Table Tennis player who won several National and International laurels, also Adewale Masebinu, the National Light Heavyweight boxing Champion.

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