By Cleopatra Eki
Societies are leveraging on technologies to groom smart, confident and imaginative young persons who would be responsible and creativity in all areas sports, business, politics among others in the 21st century.
The “catch them young syndrome”, helps the youngsters follow their dreams and aspirations, take chances. However, some of the theories are not learnt from the classrooms or institutions, rather some of the traits can be achieved during the leadership and entrepreneurship journey.
Benedict Awere Eki ( Nigerian youngest Sports Pundit) is one of the youngster using the instagram to drive his passion and talent on sports
He is ( Benedict – Urupke Awere Eki ) popularly known as [The Sports Pundit Boy] is multi-talented super kid from Delta State. He started his journey into the sports world , few years ago , He is now 14 years. He got motivation from listening and analyses sporting issues on different channels.
Starting the craft and entrepreneurship early in life encourages creativity, build confident and business spirit. Today, our kids are just sitting down and building toy- blocks but they want to produce their blocks to meet their taste and standard, if given opportunities. some are leverage on the social media to project their talents globally.
Benedict is the youngest sports analyst and commentator in Nigeria ,presently ,his platforms Elegbete TV Radio, he has several posts on his Instagram page that is growing organically He is an enthusiastic , happy and strong willed boy.
Interestingly, most parents and families are being intentional and deliberate about caring for their kids in this era, they are taking further steps to channel their children interest, gifts ,talents and different goals to enhance these areas entrepreneurship spirit , public speaking or academics to get positive results.
It is necessary to help children actualize their dreams and give them impunity from financial dependence at their early stage of life.
He disclosed to 365 News that , he took interest in sports at 9 years favorite sports coaches. As for his favorite sports coaches Pep Guardola, Role models are Ben Carson, Matin Tyler, Peter Drury , Mathew Edafe AKA Elegbete. The youngest sports pundit disclosed some of his favourite sports journalists Mathew Edafe [AKA Elegbete ],Chidiebere Anugwolu [AKA Ezemuo of sports] in Nigeria.I still got alot of support from my wonderful parents and my siblings.
As a happy and adventurous little boy, the highly intelligent Benedict love to read alot of materials on sports, novels, inspirational books and journals. He explores new ways of making his presentations interesting , educative and informative. “My current wish is to be invited to different sports stations to talk about sports in Nigeria.”
Meanwhile, he is good at several things, like the icing on the cake, he learns fast and intentionally. He has great passion for basket-ball ,football mathematics and others.As for talent, “I run commentaries on live sports games as well as analyze football games.
In the next years ten years “, he disclosed that he sees himself completing the university , attaining a couple of skills for his punditry.
His advice to other teenagers is keeping doing what they love and stay out of troubles.