The Zenith Bank Secondary School Swimming competition, which takes place at the prestigious club’s swimming pool section, will feature 175 young swimmers from 14 secondary schools.
The Chairman of the club’s swimming section, Kunle Adeniji, assured reporters yesterday that everything was in order for the event on May 21.
He also praised the sponsors for making concerted efforts to find and develop great swimmers in the country.
“We are ready to train the young ones and also give them a good template to grow in swimming.
“Our sponsor Zenith Bank over the years has been wonderful and we expect the kids to enjoy themselves come Saturday, May 21,” said Adeniji
The Zenith Bank Swimming competition will take place on May 21 at the Ikoyi Club, while the outfit will also host a tennis tournament on May 23.
Zenith Bank’s Group Managing Director, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, stated that the financial institution will continue to unearth latent talents for the sake of the country.
“We want the young ones to get the proper training to move up the ladder.
“Zenith Bank is committed to sports development and that is why we focus on youth programmes so that we can raise future champions for Nigeria,” he said.
“Other events are still coming up later this year after the swimming and tennis at Ikoyi Club. We are committed to raise future champions for Nigeria and to also make some stars at the senior level represent the country well at continental and global events.”