At least four states have indicated their interest to host the next edition of the National Sports Festival whose 19th edition is presently taking place in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development Barr. Solomon Dalung on Tuesday revealed the four states that has indicated interest to host the next national sports festival billed to take place in 2020.

Dalung made the statement during the medals presentation to table tennis players at the Indoor Sports Hall, National stadium Abuja.

He stated categorically that Edo, Kaduna, Cross River and Delta have already submitted their interest in hosting; adding that the choice of the final host state will largely depend on the standard of infrastructure and readiness of the intending state.

The 19th National Festival which started on 6th December and will end on the 16th was delayed for six years .


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