Nigeria Sports Minister and Governor Dickson To Commission Wrestling Center in Yenegoa

The Minister of sports, Hon Solomon Dalung on Saturday will commission the Dynamite recreation Centre in Yenegoa, Bayelsa.

Daniel Igali

President Nigeria wrestling federation, Daniel Igali who revealed this to newsmen on Wednesday said the Executive Governor of Bayelsa, Seriake Dickson and President Nigeria Olympic Committee, Eng Habu Gumel will also be in attendance.

The 2000 Sydney Olympic gold medalist said the centre is not only to bring up future athletes that will represent the country at subsequent tournaments but win medals too.

Igali noted that future Champions are made when the younger generations are interested in any sports of their choice.

“Future Champions are from recreation first of all, you have to fall in love with the sport. Secondly, take it seriously because the centre is for both wrestling beginners and experts”, Igali said.

Igali revealed that, “Because of what I’ve been able to achieve through Wrestling, it is only worthwhile for me to put up a structure and recreational facility for younger kids to have the opportunity to practice their sport”.

“My existence is based on the profit made from Wrestling as a sport. It is from physical exercise, recreation especially at the younger age one can discover the hidden talents of these kids”, the Bayelsa legislator said.

Igali explained that the facilities can also be used to camp athletes before they are called to the national camp in Abuja.