The 2015 Lagos SWAN Week Local Organising Committee has announced that Director General of the National Sports Commission, NSC, Alhassan Yakmut and the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick will be keynote speakers at this year’s Lagos SWAN Week Seminar which takes place on 29 Jul,y 2015 at the Lagos SWAN Secretariat.
The Chairman Of the LOC Debo Oshundun in a Press Release made available to Journalists on Monday revealed that the Lagos SWAN Week was not only about a football tournament, as the Seminar is been planned to bring to the fore important issues affecting Nigerian Sports.
The DG of the NSC, Alhassan Yakmut’s Paper will be on “Funding Sports in Nigeria”, while The NFF President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick will speak on “Globalizing Nigerian sports: A challenge for the Nigerian media”.
Both Speakers have graciously agreed to speak at this year’s seminar, scheduled to kick of at 11:00 am at the Lagos SWAN Secretariat Hall, inside the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.
The 2015 Lagos SWAN Week actually kicks off at four O’clock on Friday, 24 July with a match between ex-internationals and Lagos SWAN veterans at the Legacy Pitch Of the National Stadium Surulere Lagos, while the group stages will commence on Monday, 27 July, 2015.
The finals, which will also see sports journalists compete in a “Tug Of War” competition alongside the third place play offs, and finals of the football event comes up on 31 July, 2015.