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Grassroots Sports Development: DSRSA Launches Interschool Rope Skipping Championship

The Delta State Rope Skipping Association (DSRSA) is organizing it first Interschool Rope Skipping Championship among pupils of primary and secondary schools in the state. 

The Association chairman Mr Dominic Okwechime, made the disclosure when contacted on ways to resuscitating sports in schools in the state.  According to him, rope skipping is the sports to leverage on as it is cost effective, has numerous health benefits and is widely enjoyed by pupils.  

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Adding to the decision of the Association to stage the championship, Mr Vincent Okpoudhu,  a Board member of the Nigeria Rope Skipping Federation said “Delta No Dey Carry Last”. Delta should have set the pace ahead of Ondo which happens to be the first state in Nigeria to organized Interschool rope skipping championship in the country last year November.

As it is now we Deltans are ready to set our kids on fire for the championship exploit. We are leading in all sports in Nigeria, and Rope Skipping will not be an exception.”

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Coach Rosemary Ogwu the NRSF Delta State coordinator says the championship registration is going to be free for both training and championship ticket for any interested school. She added that the Association will deploy a team of coaches to train skippers on technicalities to interested schools that register. According to her, the maiden edition will focus on schools in Asaba and Warri, the two major cities in the state.

Registration commences from 12th January, to 31st January, 2022.

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The event is going to be preceded with NRSF Judging Level ‘1’ Certification Courses…

For registration and further information call 07036949438 Or 07069465965, or email to [email protected]

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