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Water Corp, Wusu Win In Ogun FA Cup

Youth clubs in Ogun State are holding their own, as it was a flying start for Water Corporation FC of Abeokuta in the 2015 FA Cup, as the team thrashed Sportslink of Otta 3-0, while Wusu FC of Idi-Iroko humiliated AACC of Abeokuta 5-1. In other preliminary matches played across the state, MFI also dismissed Mageeco 4-2 in a pulsating …

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GTBank Competitions Enter S/Final Stages

-As Lagos Principals Cup, Masters Cup Opponents Emerge After outdoing opponents in the quarter final stages of the GTBank/Lagos Principals and Masters Cup competitions, schools that qualified for the semi final stages now know opponents to face en-route the final show down which will determine the 2015 winners of the competitions. In the boy’s category of the principals, Keke High …

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A/Ibom Mark Schools Athletics Milestone

-13 Years Of NNPC/Mobil Sponsorship After 13-years of unrelenting sponsorship of Akwa Ibom State/NNPC/Mobil Schools Athletics Championships, the worthy partnership of NNPC/Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) Joint Venture has added another dimension to the finals of the 2014 edition, which was shifted from last December to March 2015. It is a catch-them-young talent hunt programme for Secondary Schools across the 31 …

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RCCG Prepare For 2020 Olympics

Director of sports for Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Paul Bankole says he is optimistic that they have a target of producing Olympic stars in 2020, the reason why they contribute towards grassroots developmental programmes. The director told Sports Day on Saturday during the final day of a week sporting activities organised to mark 73rd birthday anniversary of …

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Yellow House Win Fitjoy Sports Meet

Yellow House won the 2015 Inter House Sports Competition of Fitjoy Schools, after being declared the winner with 9 gold, 11 silver and 7 bronze medals. By emerging tops of the ninth edition of the school’s inter house sports day, Yellow House were able to dethrone the 2013 winner, Blue House which won 8 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze …

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GTB Pledges Football Development

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has thrown more light on factors that have informed its continued sponsorship of Principals Cup football competition for secondary schools in Lagos State, the sixth edition of which ended last weekend. Guaranty Trust Bank plc is one of the few Nigerian financial institutions that have maintained a defined Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy since its inception …

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Olomola Advocates Grassroots Efforts

The owner of Linnag Football Academy, Julius Olomola has encouraged stakeholders in Nigerian football to contribute towards successful efforts at the grassroots for proper growth of the game in the country.   Olomola who believes that unless the grassroots is taken care of football in Nigeria will not only remain stagnant but also lose its glory said he established the …

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Lagos To Organise Softball, Baseball Clinic

Lagos State Softball and Baseball Association is set to organise a three days annual coaching clinic for umpires and scorers, school games masters and other interested individuals in Lagos State.   The clinic will hold from 4-6 March, 2015 at the Lagos State Sports Council, Rowe Park, Yaba. About 100 participants are expected to attend the coaching clinic where new …

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Balogun Extols Okoya Thomas’ Virtues

The executive proprietor of Teslim Thunder Balogun youth football club of Lagos, Engineer Rasheed Olamide Balogun on behalf of the entire family of late soccer-icon, Teslim Akanni Balogun has showered praises on late Asoju Oba of Lagos chief (sir) Alexander Molade Okoya-Thomas (MFR). Speaking in an emotion laden voice at a function in Ikorodu, Lagos, Balogun said the death of …

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FRENAGE Academy Hail New Oyo FA Boss

The board of management of the Ibadan based soccer school; Frenage International Soccer Academy has congratulated Chief James Odeniran, the newly elected chairman of Oyo State Football Association in an election held at Emmanuel Alayande College of Education Oyo. The statement which was issued and signed by the general manager of the academy, Akeem Ololade described the new Oyo FA …

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