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Oguche Basketball Camp Shakes Onitsha

Onitsha came agog Monday morning when the third edition of Bullet Energy drink/Samuel Oguche Basketball Youth camp got under way in the ancient commercial city in Anambra State, Bullet Energy Drink/Samuel Oguche basketball Youth camp started on Monday, 2nd of November at Nigeria Army Barracks, Onitsha and it will end this Friday, 5th of November. Oguche is making history as …

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Youth Soccer Lacks Structure – Hamza

Lagos based non-league football side, Team 360 FC’s president, Hamza Oladimeji Akeem has advocated the establishment of better structures and avenues of proper organization of youth football development in the country, towards a means of enhancing the vast array of talent on offer in Nigeria. He opined in a chat with Akeem Busari that the recent exploits of Nigerian youth …

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Ejidike Gives SWAN Insurance Scheme

In line with his avowed commitment to the development and growth of sports in the country, Pillar of Sports in Nigeria, Chief Donatus Ejidike Agu has floated an insurance scheme for sports journalists under the aegis of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN). According to grassroots football buff, Akeem Busari, Chief Agu has once again extended his magnanimous hand to …

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Omozeje Glad With Successful Tourney

Chief executive officer of Omozeje Foundation, Mr Emmanuel Omozeje has revealed his satisfaction with the successful organization of this year’s edition of the annual Erah Community Cup football competition for primary schools in Erah, Owan East local government area of Edo State. Omozeje showed his gladness by posing for a historic photograph with pupils of the victorious Ovbiolenlo Primary School …

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Angel Macleod’s Mother Shot Dead

A Nigeria Mobile Police Force (MOPOL) officer has reportedly shot dead the mother of teenage tennis talent, Angel Macleod. Macclead’s mother, was reportedly killed by a bullet from the MOPOL’s gun, while he was allegedly engaged in a quarrel with the late lady at a Lagos hotel. A source disclosed that the MOPOL, who was guarding the hotel, hit the …

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Kano Win Para-soccer Championship

Kano State defeated Osun State 5-1 to win the 2015 National Para-Soccer Championship organised by Para-Soccer Federation of Nigeria (PFN) in conjunction with Association of Polio Survivors of Nigeria (APSN). In the final played at Package B of Abuja National Stadium on Saturday, Murtala Alhassan of Kano State scored the first goal in the third minute and doubled the tally …

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NIMASA Back FCT Veterans Shield

The maiden edition of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Veterans Shield Football Tournament which commenced this past Sunday, October 25th, has received support from the acting director-general of Nigeria Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Haruna Jauro. In a statement to mark the competition’s kick-off in Abuja, Jauro said he is backing organizers of the tournament and encouraged them to stage …

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Ekiti Picks Six Schools For BOOST

-Afe Babalola Endorses ‘Hope For Future’ Ekiti State governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose has approved six schools as Centres of Sports Excellence on the Basic Olympic Opportunity Sports Training (BOOST) project. Executive director (technical) of the project, Chief Mary Onyali (MFR) said the institutions now approved for the programme in Ekiti State comprise three primary and three secondary schools She explained: …

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FEYSOC Mourn Felix Okugbe

National headquarters of Federation of Youth Soccer Clubs( FEYSOC), Kaduna, a youth affiliate of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has condole with Edo State chapter of the body over the death of ace broadcaster, Felix Okugbe, a founding member in the then Bendel State. FEYSOC national secretary, Hon Luya disclosed to SportsDay that the news of Okugbe’s death was a big …

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Yewa South LG Clinch Adebutu Cup

-Receive N1m Prize In Ogun U-18 Football Tourney Yewa South Local Government side clinched the ultimate prize of a million naira, after coming from behind to draw level and beat hard fighting Ikenne Local Government team, via 4-3 penalty shoot-out in a keenly contested final played at Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu. Jamiu Lasisi grabbed a late equalizer through a powerful …

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