Dolphins Swimming League’s season two kicks off
The season two of the Dolphin Swimming League, an inter-school tournament, will begin tomorrow at Grange School, Ikeja.
Aside the host, Grange School, more schools, including Greensprings, Grenville, Indian Language School, Lagos Preparatory School, Lekki British School, St. Saviour’s School, Children International School and a Lagos State assembled team will compete in the championship this weekend.
According to the initiator of the league, Oluseyi Oyebode, more schools have decided to be part of the tournament following the success and glamour of the maiden edition.
“We are so excited with the overwhelming support we have been getting from the Nigeria Aquatics Federation, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) and the Lagos State Swimming Association, which culminated in the success of the maiden edition and now schools have realized that what we are doing will help their wards hence we now have more schools coming on board,” Oyebode said.
Also speaking on the competition, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Advanta Interactive Global Limited, the marketing firm of the tournament, Efe Ojigbede said efforts were on to get more sponsors for the competition.
The Executive Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Kweku Tandoh and President of Nigeria Aquatics Federation, Babatunde Fatayi-Williams will flag off the event, just as parents and guardians are expected to cheer their wards during the one-day swimming fiesta.