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2017 OKPEKPE RACE:ORGANISERS HAIL SUPERSPORTS,AIT,CHANNELS,NIGERIA POLICE

Organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race have hailed the Nigerian media as well as the Nigeria Police Force for their roles in making the fifth edition of the race held a two weeks ago in Okpekpe, Edo state a huge success. ”The publicity which the fifth edition of the Okpekpe race enjoyed is second to none and this …

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IAAF Diamond League: Okagbare Returns

After missing out in the second leg of the IAAF Diamond League held in Shanghai, China; Nigeria’s queen of the tracks, Blessing Okagbare, is back to rub shoulders with the world’s best in the money-spinning event. Okagbare will be featuring in the Women’s Long Jump event where she is listed to compete alongside top names like Ugen Lorraine and the …

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OKPEPKE RACE OPRGANISERS THANK EDO GOVT,SPONSORS,DONORS

–For financial support to IAAF Bronze Label event Pamodzi Sports Marketing,organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race has thanked sponsors and donors who provided the over N150m financial and other logistic support towards the success of the fifth edition of the race held penultimate Saturday in Okpekpe,Edo state. ”The Okpekpe road race since inception in 2013 is a private …

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‘Edo State Did Not Spend N70m on Okpekpe Race’

 —Organisers count gains of IAAF Bronze Label race Organisers of the 5th Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have denied in strong terms speculations in a section of the sporting media that the Edo State Government spent N70million to host the one-day race a fortnight ago. Race promoter Mike Itemuagbor who is also the CEO of Pamodzi Sports Marketing said in …

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OKPEKPE ORGANISERS CELEBRATE DEBORAH PAM

–For carrying Nigeria’s flag high at IAAF Bronze Label race Organisers of the Okpekpe international 10km road race are delighted with the progress they have made especially in the development of road races in Nigeria and have hailed the consistent showing of Plateau state athlete,Deborah Pam. The annual event has become hugely successful and has been recognised by the International …

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Okpekpe Indigenes Hail Edo, Pamodzi Over Road Race

Indigenes of Okpekpe town in Etsako East local government area of Edo state led by the Onweweko of Okpekpe Kingdom,His Royal Highness Apa Peter Osigbemeh have hailed Pamodzi Sports Marketing, promoter of the annual Okpekpe international 10km road race following the successful organisation of the fifth edition of the race last weekend. ‘The Okpekpe international 10 kilometres road race has …

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Udo-Obong: I’ll Stop Old Foreigners

Sydney 2000 Olympic Games gold medallist Enefiok Udo-Obong says he will slam the door on old foreigners seeking to run for Nigeria for their final payday, if he gets elected as President of the Nigeria Athletic Federation in Abuja on June 13. In recent times, several athletes of American descent, mostly those in the twilight of their careers, have been …

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Coaches Set To Elect Representative

Track and field coaches across Nigeria are finally set to conduct their polls to produce a viable representative that would be their voice in the incoming board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN. Coach Stephen Nuhu who is the scribe of the Track and Field Coaches of Nigeria (TAFCAN) in a statement issued on Wednesday said the coaches are …

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Oneya Bells S’South Over Pinnick Reception`

…Akinwunmi, Muazu Ecstatic Respected former NFA Chairman and former Military Governor of Kano and Benue states, Brig. Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya, has hailed the South South Congress of the NFF and Governor Godwin Obaseki over its plans to host NFF President, Melvin Amaju Pinnick this weekend. Speaking with the Chairman of Edo FA and Spokesman of the Congress, Frank Ilaboya, …

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Nigeria Athletics’ Coaches Set To Elect Representative Into New AFN Board

Track and Field Coaches across Nigeria are finally set to conduct their polls to produce a viable representative that would be their voice in the incoming board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN. Coach Stephen Nuhu who is the scribe of the Track and Field Coaches of Nigeria (TAFCAN) in a statement issued on Wednesday said the coaches are …

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