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NTTF U-16 National League Gains Entries

– Lagos, Ondo, Four Others Confirm Registration As registration deadline ended Tuesday for the maiden National U-16 Table Tennis League, Lagos, Ondo and four other states confirmed their participating ahead of the deadline. Officials disclosed that Lagos, Ondo, Ekiti, Kwara, Oyo and Abia beat the March 21 deadline with the registration of their teams for the competition organized by Nigeria …

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Olashore Sch Trains Talented Youngsters

Olashore International Schools’ head of extra-curricular activities, Mr Flex 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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VC Explains Lead University’s Sports Policy

 Lead City University vice-chancellor, Professor Olufemi Olubanjo has explained that the institution is striving to provide top facilities for sporting activities within the campus because sports are components that help to complete education process. Olubanjo stated this while addressing students during the closing ceremony of the VC Sports Tournament at the main-bowl of the ultra modern sports complex of the …

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MAPOLY Celebrates WAPOGA 5th Position

The governing council of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, (MAPOLY), Abeokuta is still celebrating efforts of its athletes, who achieved for the institution a haul of six gold, two silver and five bronze medals at the 2015 West Africa Polytechnic Games (WAPOGA) in Ghana. MAPOLY, which was represented by 10 athletes at the sub-regional tertiary institutions competition, emerged in fifth position out  …

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Osewa Shakes ITF/CAT Junior Tennis

Nigerian youngster, Michael Osewa caused the biggest upset at the 39th ITF/CAT Africa Junior Tennis Championship in Pretoria, South Africa by beating the tournament’s number one seed, Younes Adnane of Morocco. Sixth-seeded Osewa, who started the tournament by losing 6-4, 6-4 to Eliakin Coulibaly of Cote d’Ivoire, bounced back to beat Adnane 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 to qualify for the under14 …

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NTTF Fix March 21 Deadline

-For Maiden U-16 League Registration Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) have fixed Monday, March 21 as registration deadline for the maiden U-16 national ping-pong league. NTTF general-secretary, Chinedu Ezeala-Ogundare said the competition will involve players across the country and it is meant to give new players the opportunity to make national junior teams as well as work their way into …

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Oba Erediuwa Cup Starts Saturday

Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) have disclosed that this year’s edition of Oba Erediauwa U-13 Boys and U-18 Girls competition will start this Saturday, March 19 in Benin City and run till March 25. This was confirmed by YSFON national secretary, Patrick Akpavuerhe, who pointed out in a press statement that both male and female players eligible to participate …

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Unique Schools Unearth Hidden Talents

A horde of hidden youthful talents were unearthed at the recent inter-house sports competition of Unique Group of Schools, Lagos. Speaking during the competition at Agege Stadium, Lagos the principal, Mrs. Funmilayo Olatunbode said the school, which is now 26 years old, was delighted to stage its 20th inter-house sports day. Olatunbode was joined by special guests, well-wishers and staff …

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Anwar-Ul Islam College Holds Events

-Inter-house Sports Takes Place Thursday The annual inter-house sports day of  Anwar-Ul Islam Model College holds this Thursday, March 10, with esteemed guests and personalities expected to grace the occasion at the schools playground in Oniwaya area of Agege, Lagos. The college, reputed as the oldest Muslim-owned school in Lagos, formerly named Ahmadiyya College, Oniwaya, has oer the years produced …

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Pillar Of Sports Marks Birthday

-Ejidike Delivers Prayers For Nigeria Pillar of Sports in Nigeria, Chief Donatus Ejidike Agu on Monday, March 7, added another year to his age and used the occasion to deliver special prayers for peace, progress and growth in the country. In what could be described as a solemn and low-key celebration, which began with a church service on Sunday with …

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