By Toba Adedeji
State of Osun contingent to the 3rd National Youth Games in Ilorin, Kwara state, began their quest to reclaim their rightful place in Nigerian sports by winning two gold, two silver and three bronze medals in the opening day events on Saturday.
According to the statement issued by the Commissioner for Social Protection, Sports and Special Needs, Comrade Biyi Odunlade stated the progress the State is making at the ongoing game.
The medals won are in Rowing and Kayaking.
“Ayomide Emmanuel in 1000m and 500m won two Gold,Desmond Bello in 1000m and 500m won two Silver , Thank God in 1000m and 500m won two Bronze while Umoru Moses in 500m won a Bronze.
In part of the progress State of Osun is making in sport, Osun United made head way in yesterday Nigeria National League fixtures after beating Gateway FC 2 to nil at the Osogbo City Stadium.