Traditional Ruler Mulls More Medals For Rivers In Golf


A traditional ruler in Rebisi Kingdom and prominent Golf player in Rivers State, Chie Friday Amadi says the state would clinch more gold medals in golf, if they raise their play at the on-going Garden City Games.

Chief Amadi, who is the Ochaliri 1 of Rebisi in an exclusive chat on Friday said golf has always given the state edge in most Sports Festival.

He observed that the gold medal already clinched by the state is a far cry from expectation since there are a lot of professionals golfers in the state and who have made the state proud in previous competition.

Chief Amadi, who is also a golf coach opined that from the current performance displayed by the state contigents medal drought may hit the team, if the coaches fail to lead the players properly.

“I spent three to four hours at the golf course and from what I observed, the state need to raise their game even though they have already gotten a gold and one bronze.

“Normally before this time we used to have about three to four gold medal before category two ends,” Chief Amadi remarked.

However, he was of the view that the competition is still fresh, and urged the state contingent to put in more efforts so as to win more trophies.