The Annual rope
skipping championship has been slated to take place in Ondo state
from the Secretary-General of the Nigeria rope skipping federation, Mr Sesan Olukoya said the
event is slated to take place at the indoor sports Hall, in Akure, specifically
in Ondo state from 17th to 19th
this year championship is tagged “Dawn of jump Rope in Nigeria” he added, in preparation,
for the timely championship, some officials and athletes of the federation were
camped at the osubi at the airport
playing ground, Warri, Delta state from 5th to 10th
December 2019 as the main partakers of the camp were Lagos and Delta states
based team members who were chosen as the two pilot states that have long been
engaging in the process of rope keeping as part of sporting activities.
“We expect that
the timely camping will expose them to a new technicality of officiating the game
in line with the world body rules and regulation and also on the new routines
that were practised which they have mastered”
He said states
that was set to participate in the National Championship in Lagos, Delta,
Ogun, Oyo, Kwara, Edo, Osun, Rivers Plateau, Bayelsa and Imo.
officials are expected to converge at Akure on Friday 17th January 2020,
while the event proper will hold on the second specifically on 17th January 20-20 while the event proper will
hold the second day of Saturday 18th
of January and later hold its Annual General Meeting at that same venue.
participants are expected to depart on Sunday 19th 2020