The last edition of the National Sports Festival was held in Lagos in 2012 which Delta State won. At least 7,000 athletes will be participating in 40 events at the festival.
Pomp, Festivity As 19th National Sports Festival Begins
This Day, 7 December 2018
After several postponements since the last edition in Lagos in 2012, the 19th National Sports Festival began yesterday on a colourful note at the National Stadium, Abuja with… Read more »
National Sports Festival, Abuja 2018
After 6 Years, 19th National Sports Festival Finally Kicks Off in Abuja
Leadership, 7 December 2018
After six-year in waiting, the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) finally kicks off with a colourful opening ceremony at the Abuja National Stadium, yesterday. Read more »
Veteran Oshonaike Seeks Gold At Sports Festival
Guardian, 7 December 2018
Nigeria's most capped female table tennis player, Olympian, Funke Oshonaike, will be among the stars to watch when ping pong event strokes off at the on-going 19th National Sports… Read more »
National Sports Festival Opens in Abuja
Premium Times, 6 December 2018
All is now set for the opening ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival. Read more »
National Sports Festival - After Six-Year Wait, Athletes Battle for Glory in Abuja
The National Stadium in Abuja will from Thursday, December 6, be a beehive of activities as all is now set for the 19th edition of the multi-sports event. Read more »
Team Ebonyi Missing As 19th National Sports Festival Begins
Guardian, 6 December 2018
Except Ebonyi State, athletes from other states of the Federation are in Abuja for the 19th National Sports Festival, which starts today with the Festival Torch expected to arrive… Read more »
8,861 Athletes for National Sport Festival
Minister of Sports and Youth development, Solomon Dalung said yesterday about 8,861 athletes drawn from 35 states of the federation are expected to participate in the 19th National… Read more »
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