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UNIPORT Unveils LOC For WAUG 2016

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) vice-chancellor, Professor Ndowa Lale has inaugurated the local organizing committee for this year’s West Africa University Games (WAUG), which the institution will host in November. WAUG, the Olympics Games of West Africa students is the biggest and most competitive games among West African students. Professor Lale said hosting the best student athletes from West Africa …

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Olashore Sch Trains Youngsters In Sports

Olashore International Schools’ head of extra-curricular activities, Mr Felix Adeboboye has declared that the institution aims to train more talented sports inclined youngsters, hence its decision to lay premium on sporting activities. Adeboboye said the target is to develop internationally qualified and high-standard sports inclined students, which he said was once again highlighted during the school’s recent inter house sports …

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Abuja Team Win FOSLA U-13 Cup

Abuja Municipal Area Council last weekend defeated Karshi 1-0 to emerge champions of this year’s FOSLA U-13 Football Tournament in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Annual competition organized by the Academy to identify football players that are naturally endowed to benefit from the Academy’s yearly academics scholarship is financed by the former President of the Nigeria Football Federation Alhaji …

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Nigeria Seek African Junior T/Tennis Glory

Nigeria’s top youth players will join the continent’s future stars from East, West, South and North in action from this Wednesday, April 6 till April 12 at the 2016 ITTF African Junior Championships in Algiers, Algeria. The battle for supremacy among young players will come to fore when the tournament serves off with 15 events to be competed for at …

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Kaduna, Sokoto Rule N/W Volleyball

Kaduna and Sokoto States emerged winners of the maiden North West U-19 Volleyball Championships, with top spot respectively in the boys and girls categories at Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. Kaduna’s Kada Boys defeated Kebbi State 2-1 to win the male tournament sponsored by the boss of Nigeria Beach Volleyball Commission, Engineer Musa Nimrod, who is also chairman of Kaduna State …

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West Africa Needs AdaMark – Olufojude

 Renowned sports promoter and linguist, Christopher Olufojude has sent an appeal to the brains behind AdaMark Foundation For Girls (AMF4G) to extend their reach to other countries in West Africa. While noting the giant strides already achieved by the foundation with First Bank female basketball club of Lagos and other outfits in Nigeria, Olufojude is of a view that AdaMark’s …

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Funds Stall Women Cricket Championship

Team manager of Nigeria’s cricket squad, Joseph Eshua has disclosed that the National Women Cricket Championship that was postponed from last year will hold once the federation is able to raise required funds. Rivers, Oyo, Anambra, Kaduna and Abuja have already qualified from preliminaries played in geopolitical zones in November 2015 to feature in the event, but Eshua says the …

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Olatunji Keeps Mushin Youth Busy

 -Takes Juveniles Off Streets Through Soccer A Lagos-based pastor, youth developer and sports philanthropist, Dawodu Olatunji has taken a massive step towards taking kids and adolescents in Mushin area of the metropolis off the streets and away from social vices by sponsoring a football competition to keep them buy. Olatunji explained that he decided to sponsor the competition in order …

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Mind Builders Sports Day Shakes Agege

Agege area of Lagos State virtually came to a standstill, as all eyes were focused on the seventh edition of the biennial Mind Builders Schools Inter-House Sports Day. The competition, which featured contests for pupils in nursery and primary classes of the school as well as students in the secondary cadre, took centre stage at Agege Stadium. At the end …

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Tottenham Scout Monitors Gee-Lec Kids

Kids and officials of Gee-Lec Football Academy recently gained a treat when English Premier League club, Tottenham Hotspur sent one of their scouts to monitor their performances at a soccer tournament organized by renowned players’ representative, Babawo Mohammed. The three-day competition in Abuja was closely monitored by highly respected scout, Simon Hunt, who was so impressed by what he saw …

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