Join sports to stay healthy, friendly, Potiskum Badminton Club Chairman urges young, old persons

By Mohammed Kaka Misau

The Chairman of the Potiskum Badminton Club, Muhammad Adamu has advised both the young and the old to join sporting activities in order to always stay healthy, stronger and friendly.

Speaking to our Corresspondent recently after participating in a friendly Badminton match between his club and that of Misau, the Chairman expressed gratitude that the event took place successfully.

“We invited Misau to come and play a friendly match with us which was very nice and successfully played between our players and that of Misau”, The Chairman said.

Muhammad who explained that the essence of the match was to boost the morale among the players, noted that the game was also meant to establish a good relationship between the people of Misau in Bauchi state and Potiskum in neighboring Yobe state.

“The advantages of playing this game at old age are many. It helps the body to develop very well and it helps the body to stay healthy”, he said.

According to him, many of the players are more healthier than their mates that are not playing, reiterating that it helps the body to develop and at the same time, help the players establish good relationship with one another.

“Somebody will come from a very far distance to come and meet you purposely to play and enjoy together, it helps the relationship to develop very well”, the Club Chairman explained

The Potiskum Badminton Club Chairman called on the young people to join sports to enable them develop good relationship with others.

“Sporting activities helps the body to stay healthy, so I am calling on both young and the old to develop interest in sports”, Muhammad said.

According to him, engaging in sports, apart from helping one to stay healthy, also makes him or her to stay happy all the time.

“Whenever you are angered by someone, as soon as you come to the field you will forget everything, trying to figure make yourself refreshed by playing with colleagues and friends of yours. So, that helps the body and makes you to be healthier and friendly”, Muhammad avverred.

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