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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: nothing is worth human life- NBBF

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has commended the International Olympics Committee’s (IOC) decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics to 2021 as the world combat the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement issued by the NBBF President, Engr Musa Kida, he commended the IOC for taking such a bold but difficult …

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Bauchi FA Commiserates With Enugu Rangers, Abia FA Over George’s Death

The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) on Monday commiserated with Enugu Rangers and Abia state FA over the death of her Sensational striker, Ifeanyi George.  Condolences which was conveyed by the Chairman of Bauchi State FA, Patrick Pascal, MON. According to a statement signed by the Club’s media officer, Norbert …

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Bauchi FA Suspends Football Activities

Follow me on twitter : @vjwale  The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) in line with the directive from Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has suspended all football activities in the state for four weeks. Chairman of Bauchi State FA, Patrick Pascal, MON …

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NFF shuts down NPFL, street football

The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the cessation of all forms of football activities in the country for the next four weeks, as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic. According to the country’s supreme football –governing body, the shutdown affects all on-field activities the various National Teams, the Nigeria …

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FG Postpones National Sports Festival Over Coronavirus Fears

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “Edo 2020” as a precautionary move against coronavirus  (COVID-19) spread. The postponement of the NSF was confirmed by the minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare on his official twitter handle on Tuesday. The …

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Covid-19: 12,000 Sanitizers For Edo 2020

Follow me on twitter: @vjwale  In lieu of the current global Corona virus outbreak, the minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has said that, no fewer than 12000 sanitizers would be made available at the upcoming 2020 National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, Edo State, towards the …

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Edo 2020: FCT Golf Chair Vows Medal Haul

The FCT Golf Association Chairman, Engr Oladapo Olaide Mohammed said, the golf team will have a clean sweep of medals at the upcoming National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “EDO 2020”. The festival is scheduled to hold in Benin City, capital of Edo State from Sunday, March 22 to Wednesday April …

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Breaking: Arsenal Manager, Arteta Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus. The Gunners have closed their training ground and club staff who had recent contact with Arteta will now self-isolate. The club expects it to be a “significant number of people”, including first-team staff and coaches. In a statement, Arsenal managing director …

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Udala FC Unveils Folabi Ojekunle As Head Coach 

Nationwide League One (NLO) side Udala FC of Anambra state, has unveiled Folabi Ojekunle as the new head coach ahead of the start of the league season.   Ojekunle who was introduced to newsman on Wednesday was trained in England and possesses Nigeria Institute of Sports coaching certificate and also got …

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Air Warriors Visits Deborah Onah Calls For Support

Follow me on twitter: @vjwale The management and players of Air Warriors of Abuja has call for financial support for ailing basketball rising star Deborah Onah who is currently battling Tuberculosis of the spine.   The 2019 National Women’s Basketball League champions led by the club Chairman, Abdulmajid  Solademi paid …

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Tokyo 2020: We Will Avoid Rio 2016 Mistakes – NVBF

Follow me on twitter @vjwale  President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, (NVBF), Engr. Musa Nimrod, said that the federation is working tirelessly to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will do everything to avoid mistakes that led to the country’s absence at the Rio 2016 Olympics’ beach volleyball event. …

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How Coronavirus has affected global sport

We take a look at the effects on sport of the coronavirus, which by Monday had killed over 3,800 people while infecting more than 110,000 in over 100 countries. FOOTBALL — In Italy, the hardest-hit European country with 366 deaths from COVID-19, Serie A descended into controversy when Italian sports …

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NBBF Begs Nigerians for support for ailing Onah Deborah

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has promised to financially assist the family of budding basket player, Onah Deborah who is currently battling Tuberculosis of the spine. Speaking on Saturday when some members of the board paid her a visit at the Primus Hospital in Abuja, NBBF President, Engr Musa Kida said …

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Bauchi FA Mourns Nasarawa United Defender Chineme Martins

The Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) have joined millions of Nigeria across the world in mourning the death of Nasarawa United defender, Chineme Martins who slumped and died during the matchday 23 of the NPFL match against Katsina United on Sunday.  Condolences which was conveyed by the Chairman of Bauchi …

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