#ImoSports: Imo Para-Athletes depart for Abuja
Today Imo State Para- Athletess depart for Abuja, and the Imo State Commissioner charged them to go for gold medals, and promises to take care of their welfare.
Imo state Commisioner for Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Dan Chike Ogu on ground at the Dan Anyiam Stadium Owerri to bid farewell to Team Imo Para-Athletes as they depart for the maiden edition of the National Para-Sports Festival slated for Abuja, Nigeria ??.
The Sports Commissioner charged the elated athletes to be resilient and go win gold medals in all sports they will participate in as well as be good ambassadors of Imo state.
The athletes promised to do their best and return home victorious across board. They were prayed for by fans, friends and family before their departure.
The sports that will feature at the festival are, para-powerlifting, para-athletics, para-table tennis, deaf sports, para-soccer.
Others are wheelchair tennis, para-badminton, para-canoe, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, amputee football, para-swimming, para-taekwondo, and para-shooting.