Delta 8-gold winner hails state, targets All Africa Games medal
Delta state swimming sensation Nmor Ifeakachukwu has attributed his excellent performance at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival to the motivation and encouragement from the Executive Governor of the state Senator Ifeanyi Okowa for his unflinching love for sports.
Ifeakachukwu who set an Abuja Sports Festival record by winning 8 gold medals , said his target is to win medals in next year’s All Africa Games billed for Morocco..
He said he is appealing to the state for scholarship abroad to improve his rating and to qualify for the continental sports competition.
“I can tell you that we are happy with our governor. He motivates us a lot and we have resolved to reward him by winning medals especially gold. My millions for this festival will be used to improve my swimming and further my education abroad”. said Ifeakachukwu.