The Director-General National Institute for Sports (NIS) Professor Olawale Moronkola has described Catherine Ewa (OLY) who is a Director and Head of Coaching department Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, Akwa Ibom state as a shining light of Nigerian Sports.
He made this assertion on the heels of Ewa’s graduation from an Olympic Solidarity sponsored programme.
The program was done in conjunction with the International Judo Federation (IJF), under the acronym WISH (Women in Sports High performance pathway).
The 22 month – training which consisted of a one week’s residential training in the University of Hertfordshire in UK had on an online training as well.
The training is in line with the Olympic values of gender equality in sports and a great opportunity in creating a higher platform for female Coaches all over the world , training them to become Olympics Coaches.
Coach Ekuta was recommended to represent Africa