After the dancing and singing at Thursday's opening ceremony at the National Sports Festival, athletes are now set to begin the real chase for medals as 11 events will get underway on Friday.

The game of football will kick off today at the FIFA Goal Project Package B while Basketball holds at the Outdoor Court Package B national stadium.

Boxing will be held at the Gymnasium Hall and Aguiyi Ironsi cantonment simultaneously, Cycling will also hold at Jabi Roundabout.

Kung Fu and Taekwondo will hold at the Velodrome Package A, while Para-table tennis and tennis will go down at the Indoor Sports Hall Package B National stadium.

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Scrabble holds at the VIP Lounge Package A national stadium.

 Judo will be held at the Mambilla barracks Abuja.

 Powerlifting will hold at the Gymnasium Hall Package B national stadium.

Though organiser say the games are scheduled for 10:am, there was caveat that there could be changing in the time of the events.

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