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Minister Extols Okenwa’s Contribution to sports Dev’t 

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Sunday Dare, received the sad news of the sudden and painful demise of a member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Hon. Chidi Ofor Okenwa who died on Tuesday, 5th May 2020 …

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AFN, IAF Launch $500,000 To Support Professional Athletes

By Ojimaojo Y Abubakar The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) under the leadership of Hon. Engr. Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau in conjunction with the International Athletics Foundation (IAF) has launched US$500,000 fund to support professional athletes experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement signed by the President of Athletics …

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Bauchi FA Mourns NNL, Enugu FA Chairman Okenwa

Follow me on twitter : @vjwale  The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) has mourned the death of Chairman of the Nigeria National League and Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa. Okenwa, who was a member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) …

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Ghanian Prodigy Score 4 In Tvorayrar Boltfelag Friendly 

Just as the World are awaiting the end of the deadly pandemic, Tvorayrar Boltfelag (TB) newly signed Ghanian prodigy Samudeen Musah from Ghana prominent Soccer Academy FootConect has started demonstrating the stuff he will display in the coming Faro Island Premier league season. Samudeen Musah, opened his goal account for …

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Volleyball Players Association of Nigeria Elects Jackson Imandi as president

Former Chairman of Federal Capital Territory Volleyball Association,FCTVA,Jackson Imandi has been elected as the president  of Volleyball Players Association of Nigeria, VPAN. Volleyball Players Association Nigeria,VPAN .An umbrella body of Nigerian Volleyball stakeholders both at home and in the diaspora is made up of Active and former players, coaches, officials …

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Kebbi Beach Soccer rolls out donations

In their bid to support the fight against Covid-19, the Kebbi Beach Soccer Association through its Foundation has set up a series of initiatives to support different stakeholders from the Kebbi State Government, Medicaid Cancer Foundation, Kebbi State Football Association and also local communities in the State. The delegation’s first …

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We will Never Stop Fighting For Equality- Rapinoe

Co-captain Megan Rapinoe has vowed to continue the fight after the USA women’s soccer team’s claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court in America. A judge in California threw out players’ claims they were underpaid in comparison with the men’s national team but allowed complaints of unfair medical, …

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Olympics: D’Tigers Want To Stand On The Podium- Okoye

Follow me on twitter : @vjawale As one of the senior members of the current D’Tigers set up, Spain based Stanley Okoye has set his target at a possible podium finish at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The member of the 2015 team that won Nigeria’s first ever …

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Athletes commend Minister over payment of Relief Fund

Following the commencement of payment of money to Nigerian Athletes through the Athletes Relief Fund set up by minister  of youth and sports development,  Sunday Dare to cushion the effect of  Covid-19, commendation have poured in from the beneficiaries. In an emotional letter written to Dare on behalf of Special …

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Footballer Electrocuted, Dies Flying Kite

Kaio Felipe Santos Silva, a 21-year-old left-back with Independente de Limeira, has died after he was electrocuted when a kite he was flying hit electrical power lines. The incident happened at the player’s home in Limeira, 150 kilometers from Brazil’s capital Sao Paulo. The second division club confirmed the defender’s …

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COVID-19: Athletes Receive Relief Funds

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has directed the onward payment of funds into the accounts of Nigerian athletes to provide some relief in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The payments which commenced Wednesday, is part of the 10 million Naira donated by Remo Star …

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Referees, Coaches to begin FIBA Online training May 11

As the world goes digital in its quest to reduce physical interactions, the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) in conjunction with National Federations have concluded plans to hold online certification courses for Coaches and Referees. According to the latest circular, online courses for coaches will start on Monday, May …

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Use Supporters Club To Promote Government Activities- FAN Club Boss

The National President of the Football Fans Club of Nigeria Ambassador Oluwakemi Ogunfunwa has advocated that government at all levels can use the Supporters’ Club to promote the activities or policies of the government at International level. The FAN Club Boss who spoke as a Guest of an online Whatsapp …

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Nigeria’s Oby Solaja Wins African Women In Badminton Award

Just days after Naomi Oyinloye broke a 20-year jinx to become the first Nigerian Certificated Umpire of the Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA), another Nigerian has bagged the highest award in continental women badminton. Nigeria’s The BCA has bestowed on Mrs. Obiageli Solaja the 2019 African Women in Badminton Award. …

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