D’Tigress forward Evelyn Akhator has stressed she is satisfied with the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Game.
The IOC gave official announcement to this effect due to the Covid-19 pandemic which has ravaged the world and brought every sporting activity to a halt.
Speaking with Lagos-based Brila FM, Akhator admitted without the pandemic has affected everyone citing the psychological effect as one that wouldn’t even benefit the D’Tigress of any of the players of the national team.
She noted that the coronavirus was a huge distractions as many athletes were worried about their safety at Tokyo 2020.
“Nobody was ready for this plague and we as athletes we don’t even know when this will be over and I pray it’s over soon.
“We were just hoping that the Olympics should be postponed because we are not ready to play basketball with all of these happenings. I think postponing it is a good thing.”