Olympic Gold Medalist and 2002 Team Nigeria Captain to the commonwealth games Enefiok Udo-Obong is set to revolutionilize athletics in Nigeria with his UDO-OBONG Athletics Academy. The Academy which would cater for both leisure and professional athletes is soon going to be unveilded.
Operated by the African Sports Support and Education Trust, an NGO Udo-Obong founded nine years ago, the academy’s goal is to develop the sports of athletics through education and friendship while promoting unity and cooperation amongst our youths.
While the academy would hold holiday camps for school kids, it also would be running a full fledge training center.
Udo-Obong, A masters degree holder in Sports Administration from The AISTS in Lausanne, Switzerland, is also an IAAF certified level 3 coach and the athletes would directly be under his tuteledge. Already, five athletes have signed up in the scholarship under his care.
This academy while taking care of its scholarship athletes, is a paid business. Parents of kids under 20 can enrol their kids who have dreams of becoming champions. Also the holiday camps is for everyone who loves the sports. During the holiday camps, kids would have the opportunity to have breakfast with Olympic and world champions, train with the Olympic gold medalists, meet some of the worlds athletics biggest stars, listen to motivational talks with top athletes, watch the world champions and youth championships live, compete in and/or watch the top national and international competitions and lots of other activities.
Already a number of top Olympic champions and athletes from the USA, Kenya, Zimbabwe, UK and Jamaica have indicated interest in being part of the academy. Also a few top colleges in the US have indicated support of the academy and are ready to have an MOU. The academy is also linking up to a top Olympic training center in the US.
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