Special Olympics Nigeria hosted a Welcome reception for its athletes, who represented Nigeria at the Special Olympics World Winter Games(SOWWG) in Austria. The event took place on Tuesday, 11th April March 2017 at the Vigeo House in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Nigeria’s team of 22 athletes participated in 2 sports; Floor Hockey and Floor Ball which are new to SO Nigeria. The team made Nigeria proud by coming home with 20 medals (12 gold medals in Floor Hockey and 8 silver medals in Floor Ball).
In attendance were athletes, their parents/guardians, coaches, the SO Nigeria fun fitness clinical director: Remi Durojaiye, and members of the Board of directors whom included; Mr. Victor Gbolade Osibodu, Mr. Folusho Philips, Mr. Misan Eresanara, Mrs. Hetty Bakare, Dr. Dolapo Ogunbawo, and Mr. Udeme Ufot.
Pictures from this event can be seen here