The nation’s foremost sports management and marketing company, Nilayo Sports Management Limited, has congratulated Lagos State on selection as host city for 22nd edition of African Athletics Championships.
In a statement, the Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports, Mr. Bukola Olopade said “We say a big congratulations to Lagos State because this is a great achievement.
Hosting the African Athletics Championships for the second time
is an outstanding feat”
Over 1000 athletes from 54 African countries will converge on Lagos for the event.
“We are inviting all Corporate Nigerians and friends of Lagos to support this
event”, Olopade stated.
“African Athletics Championships is a unique economic driver in any city
that can have the opportunity to host it.
“Sports is a veritable tool for development in any society and its impact as a means of social inclusion drastically affects the trajectory of youth development.
“I salute the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr.
Sunday Dare and the Athletics Federation of Nigeria for this great
“Lagos has witnessed transformational development under the leadership of
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and we stand firmly behind him.”
The African Athletics Championships is scheduled for June 23rd to 27th 2021.
The event is a continental athletics event organized by the Confederation of African Athletics, the continental association for the sport in Africa.
Nilayo Sports Management Limited is the foremost sports management and
marketing company in Nigeria, with over two decades of experience, NSML
promotes sporting activities from grass root level to international level in Africa.
Olopade said his company is proud to associate with the event as the official consultant.