News by Ali Muhammad Rabiu
Kwara State Government in partnership with the United States of America based International Sports Association (ISA) has commenced programmes to revive baseball and softball game in the country.
Speaking with journalists in Ilorin , the President of the Asssociation , Jason Alan Charles, who led other members of the organization, said that the group planned to build baseball sports academy to groom and develop talents for international exposure.
According to him the baseball game hope to present another viable and profitable option to popular games like football in the nearest future in the country.
Charles said that the sporting activities will also present a lifetime opportunity for young people to achieve their meaningful goals in life.
The sports enthusiast said that the programme, expected to kickstart in August in Kwara state, will focus on scouting for young talents in baseball game across the state.
In a remark, Kwara state Director of Sports , Ibrahim Alarape said the sports academy when completed will propel enthusiasm among lovers of the game.