May 7, 2020

Since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, the sports industry in Nigeria has taken a big hit and has been adversely affected. There was thus a need to re-strategize (short, medium and long term) and analyse the effects of COVID19 on the industry with a view to incorporating same into a new national Sports Industry Policy

In view of this, the Sports Industry Thematic Group (SITG) of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development held a webinar which had in attendance key stakeholders of the industry including the Honourable Minister for Youth and Sports Development. Mr. Sunday Dare, to discuss and examine the issues raised by COVID19 and its effects on how sport may be consumed in future across all spectrums of the value chain of the sports industry – participants, investors, regulatory agencies and fans.