5th National Youth Games;
Prince Ned Nwoko Congratulates Team Delta.
By Frank Iroroh.
Nigeria most outstanding sports promoter, the President project Tourism Nigeria and the Vice Chancellor of the first Sports University in subsahara Africa, the proposed Stars University, Idumuje Ugboko, Delta State, Hon. Prince (Dr) Ned Munir Nwoko, has commended Team Delta for her incredible performance at the just concluded 5th National Youth Games (Uniilorin 2019), hosted by the University of Ilorin Kwara State.
The iconic sports enthusiasts, in a message sent through one of his media aides, described the 5th consecutive victory of Delta state at the national cadet sports fiesta as unparalleled achievement and record setting, which proved Delta State a citadel of sports development in Nigeria.
The former federal law maker commended the Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for his supports for sportsmen and women of Delta State which motivated them to perform excellently in sports meet.
He equally commended the Team Delta officials; the Technical crew and the athletes for a job well-done.
Meanwhile, the technical committee of the Games Main Organising Committee (MOC), has released the official results of the youth sports meet.
In the result table, Team Delta won the Games with a total of 94 medals, comprising 36 Gold, 29 Silver and 29 Bronze medals to top the medal chart.
Lagos state came second with 69 medals, she pulled 21 Gold, 35 Silver and 13 Bronze medals.
Bayelsa placed third with 41 medals, consisting 17 Gold, 5 Silver and 19 Bronze medals.
Delta State have so far won the Youth Games for 5 consecutive times since inception in 2013.