2018 NSF: Lagos to reward Athletes, exempt coaches

2018 NSF: Lagos to reward Athletes, exempt coaches


After two years , that  involves athletes’ demonstrations and several round table discussions, the Lagos State Government through the Sports Commission has decided to rewards athletes that won medals for the state at the 19th edition of the Sports Festival in Abuja.


The state came fourth with a total of 146 medals – 36 gold, 37 silver and 73 bronze medals.


According to reports , the event will take place on the first of April while it was also reported that coaches that was contracted by the commission to coach the medal winning athletes won’t be part of the rewards.


Though the amount intended for the medalists wasn’t disclosed but analysts believe it would be from 300,000 thousand naira (300,000) for Gold medalists while Silver and Bronze medalists will receive lesser amounts.

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