Swimmers Set to Battle for N10m Prize Money

first_imgOlarenwaju explained that this is the first time Nigeria will be hosting such an event which will include countries like Ghana, Cote d’ Ivore, Togo, Mali, and Benue Republic.About 300 swimmers from Lagos State have indicated their interest in the championship and would be vying for honours with their counterparts from other states.Olanrewaju who is a member of the board of Lagos State Swimming Association also stated that, the foreign umpires that will officiate at the Lagos open water, will start arriving from June 1.However, Olarenwaju stated that, due to the high volume of entries and participation of some foreign athletes, “the association is seeking for more sponsorship for the championship.”He urged corporate bodies in Nigeria to join hands in promoting swimming in Nigeria as it would add value to their money.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram All is now set for this year’s Lagos Open Water International Championship with mouthwatering N10million up for grab.According to Coordinator of the event, Mr. Olarenwaju Saheed, the event has been rescheduled for between June 4th and 5th.The change in plans was to enable foreign countries who have indicated interest to properly fine-tune their arrangements ahead of the event.last_img read more

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Mourinho looking to beat PSG to signature of his former Chelsea star – reports

first_img Azpilicueta has been a consistent performer for the Blues 1 New Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to raid former club Chelsea for Cesar Azpilicueta, according to reports.The Special One is a huge fan of the versatile 26-year-old from his second spell in charge at Stamford Bridge, and the Daily Mirror claims he is keen on bringing the Spaniard with him to Old Trafford.Azpilicueta has three years remaining on his current Chelsea contract, yet is unsure whether he will feature in the plans of incoming boss Antonio Conte.Conte, currently in charge of Italy, has employed a 3-5-2 formation to great success at Euro 2016 and it is rumoured he wants to bring his former Juventus stars Kwadwo Asamoah and Stephan Lichsteiner to fill the wing-back positions when he arrives in west London.Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly in the market for a new right-back with Gregory van der Wiel’s contract set to expire, and have held informal talks about bringing Azpilicueta to the French capital.But Mourinho will hope his relationship with the Spain international will convince him to make the move to United.last_img read more

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