By Clarkson Ogo
Former Nigeria international Sam Sodje has commend the Chairman of Delta state sports commission Tonobok Okowa lead commission initiative to partner University of Port Harcourt in a scholarship scheme for Delta state athletes who will do the state proud.
“We should keep improving the welfare of these athletes and they will be more great times for Delta sports also my strongest hope is the state should help set up,life After Sports for all these athletes”.
“Exactly and that’s exactly what we preach. I have to give him great respect for that move to motivate these athletes with something beyond money especially education “.
The Delta state FA chairman hopeful also praised the state contingents for taking early lead in the medal table following the one million naira promised by the state Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa.
Delta state are leading the medal table as at day 5 of the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival with 11 Gold medals.