The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction with the abundant sports talents at the British International School, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Minister who spoke yesterday at the finals of the school’s maiden football tournament said future stars for the country can be discovered from the school.
He said “I’m so excited to see so many young talents. I gladly moved my itinerary around to join the kids because these ones are the future of sports development in this country.
“They are also the strength of our youth. I want to congratulate all the students and those that participated. I hope from these young ones, we’ll have more of the Mary Onyalis, Chioma Ajunwas and Sunday Badas.
“These are some of the sportsmen and women who represented this country in the Olympics, Commonwealth games, All Africa games and won medals. I’m sure from here, we’ll have stars who will represent the country in the future.”
The Minister concluded by saying “We have adopt an athlete initiative which identifies talents and nurtures them to stardom.
“We hope to identify new talents and we can look back in the future and say they were discovered from this school.”