By Oluwole Francis
Nigeria young Gymnast will participate in the Professional Gymnastics League set to come up in November Napoli,Italy
According to the founder Tony International Gymnastics Anthony Asuquo who disclose these to Journalists in Abuja said that Nigeria is the first African country to have its club represent the continent in the league.
While explaining the reason for this team shift from their normal tournament his team usually attend, he said the Gymnasts usually go on a training tour in South Africa whenever they have any international competition, but “we cannot go to South Africa this time around because of the covid-19 we are going to Lagos instead”.
“We will be going to Lagos for a training tour with body language gymnastics in Ilupeju Lagos were we well prepare for our trip, we will also visit the orbits center so that we can use there equipment to train. We want to make our Gymnasts prepared so that they don’t go out there and not mess up in Napoli,” he said.
According to him a total of 36 gymnasts aged between six and 16 years have registered for the event and they will be part of our contigent to Napoli in November.
“The criteria to qualify for the international Championship trip is to meet up with the required international code of points on what you are doing.
“We sent them a video of what we are doing and they were satisfied, they granted us access to come and compete.
He however urged Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO), the private sector and philanthropists to support their activities, since they had been unable to receive any support from the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development in their quest to provide the best gymnast for Nigeria drive for Olympics medal in the future, he concluded.