Epunchng - Most read newspaper in Nigeria 13th-September-2017 - Page 46

46 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 sports Athletes, officials protest Lagos absence from Youth Games ’Tana Aiyejina O fficiAlS and athletes are at war with the lagos State Government after they were denied participation at the ongoing National Youth Games in ilorin, Kwara State. it’s the third time the state will be absent from the competition under Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. last month in ibadan, lagos won the South-West Zonal Eliminations, which served as qualifiers for the NYG. No fewer than 118 athletes represented Team lagos at the zonal eliminations that also had Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo and Ogun states competing. However, the qualified athletes, who had embarked on intensive training for the NYG, were stunned on the eve of the championship, when they were informed the state would not participate at the annual e fVB&6GW&FFRvw&WfV@W&&7G26&vFVХV"VVBf4$t7FFRvfW& V'RW&GVW6F&fVBFFR7FF^( 2FWFW2'F6FpFRFWFvW062VwVPvVFW6FƗfW'b6WfrCWФ&&"b7'FrCWЦfWV&Bb6GrCWХ6F"bƒrCWХ'Fb&W6F2rCWЦVpb6rCWХ&VbVrCWХFGFVbF'FVBrCWХ&W7VG0VFVB2&6V&&62WfP6VF24pP&W&2FW&V6B&FWF6&FV"v6W26֗76W"f"WF0B7'G2&v&6f&VBF2fआR6BFR֖7G'v0FǒvfVf'WBvVআR6VB&WBFPV&W"bFRFWFW2f FR6WFFFR7FFPvfW&VBFFVBFv&6B#v0'VFvWFVBf"FR6WFFFFrFBV6FWFRvV@&RvfV"W"F0FV"6WFFv6PvFFV"ff62vWGFrV6W"FआR6BV6F&V7F"vV@&V6VfR#V6W"FFRV&W"bFWFW0BW'2R&WfVVBFBW@bFRrFWFW2&Vv7FW&VB'FR7FFRf"FRrǒS`76VBFR67&VVr&FWFW27FvVB&FW7Bg&Х&vR&&FFPFW6Ɩ&wV7FFVFG&fRRFV"w&Wf6W26RbFRFWFW2@ff62v7RvFFPT46VBFRv07FFRvfW&VBf"&Vp6V6FfRFFRƖvB`FWFW2FR7FFRFWVvVBFBFP&FRF֖7G&Fv0BFW&W7FVBw&֖pWB6֖pFWFW2'WBǒFW&W7FVBFPvW"ffVB7FpFW&F6WFF2BFWFԶVVfVFW"V@66FFVvF6V"v&vFv2VFV@FR'F6F`Gvb2FWFW2v6FХ6VVBƖ&wVখFRFVvFWfVBBFPvrvW2&( &FPW7@fV@VG&VG2bVr&0Bv&2v27FFR'fƖrF&Vv7FW"FVf FRWFvW2v66W'fR2VƖf6Ff"FPv&BWFvW2W7@ƖRRFBBFR7BVFFआ2vfW&VB2V6F&6VrvW'0'W@6V6FfPFv&G0VvW&rFVF&Vv7'G2"FW"V2গBV'2W"vfW& fVW2'VFr'&FvW2F'VFrƗfW2( FWFФVV7FFVB( &F^( 2vfW&V@2FVVBגFWFW0BVG&VBFW'2FP'GVGb&W&W6VFpF26VG'FW&VG2( 琧VP&PFW&W76VB6RbFW6P&2Bv&2&RFR&W7@FR6VG''WBFWF( @fRFR'GVGb&Vp6VBF60&V6W6Rb6V6FfPvfW&VBFB&VƖWfW2VvW&rV7Bg&60vF&F2&FW"FvW&WF2( ХFRwW"FFVBFBFWvW&RB&W&ǒ'&VfVBvFR7FFRfVBF6FW7@BFRWfVBgFW"pFRFWFW2vF&VvFPVƖfW'2&F( 6vVB&V6v0vfVf"FRFV66FWFFRff62W7BFVW2vFWfVBF6R`W2FBfRFVBf"FP6V6BFRGvV'2( ЦfFW"bƖ&wVVR6B2f֖ǒ@&VVVgBFWf7FFVB66PFV"66VF( BGFVBFPvW2( ƒfVB6&B( @גvfR2B6Ɩ2Fv&V6W6PR&VƖWfW2RvVBfPvVFbRF'@BFRvW2R7VB0FRG&r&Vf&RRv0FBFBRv( B'F6FPFRWfVB( VR7FFVBRbFRFWFW2v7R6FF`֗G6B( 7BV"vRvW&R6FVVB'WBvPFVvBBv2&V6W6RFPvfW&VBv2W7B6֖prvRrFBFWF( BfRw&77&G27'G0FV"vVFvRfRFV6WvW&R( ХvVW"6'&W7FV@6V@FPF&V7F"ФvVW&v27FFR7'G06֗76FWwV֐wV6Fvv2v2'6VBg&ЧFRvW2R6B( ƒ6( @&RFVfFR&vBr'WB֖vB&R&RFvfRR&W"7vW""f&FF'&rGVW6F( Фs3FWFW2F7VƖfVBfW"vRg&V@7V66W72vwR&fWvW"F3FWFW2fR&VVF7VƖfVBg&FPFWFvW2&fW"vRf6f6FFVvFRF&V7F"w&77&G27'G2FWfVV@FW'FVBbFRfVFW&֖7G'b7'G2FV&R6BGVW6FfWvW"F"FWFW2vW&RFF7VƖfVBg&ЦfVGW&rVF6W&6W2FBW"6'&W7FVBFB&RFFWFW2vW&RF7VƖfVBg&FW"7'G22FWvW&RFVFvVBF&R&RFrV'2&R6B( ŖW26RVRB&VVF7VƖfVBVFF&WB"bFVvW&R7FVBg&6FW7FrBv&P&RF"( ХvR6RbFRFWFW2Bff626FVVBFR&v6FbFRvW2FW'26VFVBFR&v6W'2ffv2V&W"bFR'&7FFRFVvFFV6B( FR&v6F2fW'FR67&VVrv26( 'WBFR66FF2BW7V6ǒFRfVR7FVB2B6GV6fR( ФvvVƗ&WF&W&W6VFrFVF7FFR&FR6B( FP6WFF2vrfR'WBƗF72B6RFW"77VW2fP&VVrBBF6RbFRVFvW2&RBVFvp&vB( Ф&R6VFVBVfW'6Gb&f"7W'FrFRvW2आR6B( vRWFƗ6R6Rf6ƗGf"F26RvW27BV"`f"vFWfW"&V6FW&R&R6G2vRfR6֗GFVRF@26&vRb66FFBVRv&Rv&r#BW'2( FW&R7W6VBFvFW&RBRFV"6G2v6FBV6W76'7F6VB&RFVFB(