• Short Summary

    SPORTING PERSONALITIES FROM MORE THAN 16 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ASSEMBLED IN LAGOS TODAY (MONDAY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL FOR SPORT IN AFRICA.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. COUNCIL BUILDING (2 SHOTS)
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    2.
    GV EXT. DELEGATES SEATED
    0.10

    3.
    SV ??? ??? TAKES HIS ???
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    4.
    CU UAR DELEGATE
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    5.
    CU GHANAIAN DELEGATE
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    6.
    LV GOWON SEATED
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    7.
    CU GOWON SPEAKS SOF BEGINS "THE COUNCIL....SOF ENDS:....YOUR COUNCIL."
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    TRANSCRIPT: GOWON: "THE COUNCIL WILL NEED TO INTENSIFY ITS EFFORTS IN CONDUCTING RESEARCH INTO FEW TECHNIQUES WHEREBY THE STANDARDS OF AFRICAN ATHLETES IN ALL FIELDS OF SPORTING ACTIVITY COULD BE RAISED TO THE LEVELS ATTAINED BY OTHER COUNTRIES OFF THE WORLD. IN CONCLUSION MAY I APPEAL TO THE SUPREME COUNCIL TO LET THE YOUTH OF AFRICA MEET ONE ANOTHER MORE FREQUENTLY IN THE ARENA OF SPORTS. LET THEM BE TAUGHT THE GREAT LESSONS OF FAIR PLAY, TOLERANCE AND UNITY THROUGH HEALTHY SPORTING COMPETITIONS SINCE SPORTS OFFER THE BEST HOPE FOR AFRICA AND THE WORLD IN FOSTERING UNITY AND FRIENDSHIP AMONGST PEOPLE. I ASSURE YOU OF MY COUNTRY'S CONTINUED SUPPORT OF YOUR COUNCIL.




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    Background: SPORTING PERSONALITIES FROM MORE THAN 16 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ASSEMBLED IN LAGOS TODAY (MONDAY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL FOR SPORT IN AFRICA. THEY WILL DISCUSS MATTERS AFFECTING SPORT THROUGHOUT THE CONTINENT.

    THE DELEGATES ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO DISCUSS THE POSSIBILITY OF BOYCOTTING THE OLYMPIC GAMES TO BE HELD IN MEXICO CITY NEXT OCTOBER.

    TODAY'S OPENING SESSION WAS ADDRESSED BY NIGERIA'S HEAD OF STATE, MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON.

    THE SUPREME COUNCIL, HEADED BY M. ANDRE HAMBASSA OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE IS MADE UP OF SPORTSMEN WHO HAVE SERVED ON VARIOUS COMMITTEES CONNECTED WITH SPORTS IN THEIR OWN COUNTRIES.

    IN HIS SPEECH GENERAL GOWON SAID:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4KAJM0E20IJBIOSNHRJPKDUTX
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KAJM0E20IJBIOSNHRJPKDUTX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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