A reprieve has been granted to ladies on Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of Nigeria Qualifying School Special Training to participate in the forthcoming National Sports Festival (NSF) billed for Benin City Edo State capital in April 2021.
The body through its Secretary, Jide Bolaji, disclosed this development was stated, simply because it also revealed that sales and submission of forms for the coaching programme would end on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Nevertheless, it was additionally revealed that no trainee would be allowed to take part in a tournament except kitty even as the trainees can solely participate in the NSF event.
Recalled that a number of the trainees have registered to represent their various states before the NSF was unavoidably postponed from 2020 to 2021 owing to the Coronavirus pandemic.
“The body feels it’s only pure and human to permit those who have been registered for the NSF to be given a holiday to participate, we don’t want to deny them that opportunity,” the Secretary stated.
Meanwhile, the PGA of Nigeria has maintained that trainees who are unsuccessful at the end of the coaching would be encouraged to return to their amateur category.
Bolaji concluded, “All interested applicants should take note that there would be no late submission and sales of forms; everything will end by Wednesday, March 31.”