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The facilities for the Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) will be ready before the commencement of the competition in March, the hosts, University of Benin (UNIBEN), has said.UNIBEN’s Director of Sports Greg Egor stated this on Saturday in Benin in an interview with a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who checked the facilities.
Egor said that baring any odd, the competition, expected to commence on March 16 and end March 26 would hold as scheduled.
NAN reports that renovation is going on with a new Indoor Sports Hall still under construction and the swimming pool and the tartan tracks being rehabilitated.
The sports director said that materials for furnishing the sports hall were already available awaiting to be fixed.
He said that immediately the sports hall was roofed, furnishing would commence.
On the tartan tracks, he said the old ones were being changed.
Egor also said that the new tartan tracks had been delivered, adding that laying them was not a problem. (NAN)