Nigerian Polo family lauds COVID-19 lockdown ease

Top Nigerian professional polo player, Neku Atawodi-Edun
Top Nigerian professional polo player, Neku Atawodi-Edun

The lifting of interstates movement in the ease of the COVID-19 lockdown has been commended by the Nigerian polo family as the strongest step yet that the suspended Nigerian polo season will resume soon.

Polo Royals interface with patrons, players and other stakeholders of the game of kings reveal strong optimism that 2020 national polo tour that was abruptly halted early in March, will resume its road tour with the lifting of the interstate ban.

“We are delighted that interstate travel ban has been eased, this will further encourage the players to visit nearby polo clubs like Abuja, Zaria, Keffi, and Kano among others for light practices, sticking and balling and exchange notes on the format of post-COVID-19 tournaments,” a top shot of Guard Polo Club declared on the phone.

Already, Lagos Polo Club is to undertake the immunization of the resident horses ahead of the expected resumption, while Kaduna polo Club is frantically working on its playing pitches at the foremost Murtala Mohammed Square in preparation for hosting its 101st edition of the prestigious tournament later in the year.

Polo Royals checks show that activities at most polo clubs across the country, are gathering momentum, as teams perfect strategies ahead of the continuation of the 2020 polo season as soon as the resumption of sporting activities are issued by the government medical authorities.

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